Okha is a Municipality city situated in Okhamandal taluka of Jamnagar district. The Okha city is divided into 14 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 12,492 families residing in the Okha city. The total population of Okha is 62,052 out of which 31,999 are males and 30,053 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Okha is 939.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Okha city is 8450 which is 14% of the total population. There are 4408 male children and 4042 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Okha is 917 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (939).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Okha is 67.6%. Thus Okha has lower literacy rate compared to 73.7% of Jamnagar district. The male literacy rate is 78.5% and the female literacy rate is 56.02% in Okha.
Okha Municipality has total administration over 12,492 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 Okha Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Okha.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Okha is 42,374 which is 68.29% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Okha is 19,439 which is 31.33% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Okha as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||51||(0.08%)||30||21|
The total literacy rate of Okha was 67.59% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 36,231 literates, males were 21,660 while females were 14,571. Also the male literacy rate was 78.5% and the female literacy rate was 56.02% in Okha.
The Sex Ratio of Okha is 939. Thus per every 1000 men there were 939 females in Okha. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 917 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Okha.
According to Census 2011, there were 8,450 children between age 0 to 6 years in Okha. Out of which 4,408 were male while 4,042 were female.
In Okha Municipality out of total population, 18,026 were engaged in work activities. 90.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 18,026 workers engaged in Main Work, 47 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 55 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Okha is further divided into 14 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||4,879||66.6%||935|
|2||Ward No - 2||4,118||56.3%||863|
|3||Ward No - 3||4,985||73.4%||976|
|4||Ward No - 4||3,623||69.2%||918|
|5||Ward No - 5||4,203||55.8%||931|
|6||Ward No - 6||4,381||50.5%||966|
|7||Ward No - 7||8,114||58.1%||948|
|8||Ward No - 8||4,070||54.4%||940|
|9||Ward No - 9||5,103||69.6%||923|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,717||65.2%||958|
|11||Ward No - 11||3,450||55.3%||950|
|12||Ward No - 12||6,234||48.5%||927|
|13||Ward No - 13||3,809||49.3%||960|
|14||Ward No - 14||3,366||45.4%||970|