Dhoraji Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Rajkot, Gujarat - Census 2011

Dhoraji is a Municipality city situated in Dhoraji taluka of Rajkot district. The Dhoraji city is divided into 12 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 18,211 families residing in the Dhoraji city. The total population of Dhoraji is 84,545 out of which 43,288 are males and 41,257 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dhoraji is 953.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhoraji city is 8595 which is 10% of the total population. There are 4567 male children and 4028 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhoraji is 882 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (953).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dhoraji is 81.8%. Thus Dhoraji has higher literacy rate compared to 81% of Rajkot district. The male literacy rate is 87.34% and the female literacy rate is 76.05% in Dhoraji.

Population
84,545
Literacy
81.8%
Sex Ratio
953

Dhoraji Municipality has total administration over 18,211 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Dhoraji Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dhoraji Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 8,595 4,567 4,028
Literacy 81.8% 78.1% 68.6%
Scheduled Caste 5,905 3,065 2,840
Scheduled Tribe 380 184 196
Illiterate 22,413 9,470 12,943

Caste-wise Population - Dhoraji

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Dhoraji.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,905 3,065 2,840
Schedule Tribe 380 184 196

Religion-wise Population - Dhoraji

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Dhoraji is 53,221 which is 62.95% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Dhoraji is 30,260 which is 35.79% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Dhoraji as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 53,221 (62.95%) 27,701 25,520
Muslim 30,260 (35.79%) 15,015 15,245
Christian 120 (0.14%) 66 54
Sikh 102 (0.12%) 49 53
Buddhist 46 (0.05%) 26 20
Jain 624 (0.74%) 334 290
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 171 (0.2%) 96 75

Literacy Rate - Dhoraji

The total literacy rate of Dhoraji was 81.81% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 62,132 literates, males were 33,818 while females were 28,314. Also the male literacy rate was 87.34% and the female literacy rate was 76.05% in Dhoraji.

  Dhoraji Gujarat
Female 76.05% 69.68%
Male 87.34% 85.75%
Total 81.81% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Dhoraji

The Sex Ratio of Dhoraji is 953. Thus per every 1000 men there were 953 females in Dhoraji. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 882 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 953 ) of Dhoraji.


Child Population - Dhoraji

According to Census 2011, there were 8,595 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhoraji. Out of which 4,567 were male while 4,028 were female.


Working Population - Dhoraji

In Dhoraji Municipality out of total population, 30,377 were engaged in work activities. 88.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 30,377 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,241 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,971 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 26,924 23,191 3,733
Cultivators 2,241 2,008 233
Agriculture Labourer 2,971 2,362 609
Household Industries 807 337 470
Other Workers 20,905 18,484 2,421
Marginal Workers 3,453 2,064 1,389
Non Working 54,168 18,033 36,135

Dhoraji Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Dhoraji is further divided into 12 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 7,198 64.9% 897
2 Ward No - 2 6,893 68% 968
3 Ward No - 3 8,597 67.5% 983
4 Ward No - 4 7,709 65.8% 970
5 Ward No - 5 5,461 82.4% 904
6 Ward No - 6 5,284 78.8% 1,007
7 Ward No - 7 3,936 75.2% 1,064
8 Ward No - 8 9,738 68.1% 975
9 Ward No - 9 7,957 82% 931
10 Ward No - 10 7,283 82.6% 932
11 Ward No - 11 7,900 76.7% 907
12 Ward No - 12 6,589 76.5% 954

Map of Dhoraji, Rajkot, Gujarat


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