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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dhoraji Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||171||(0.2%)||96||75|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|