Salaya Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Jamnagar, Gujarat - Census 2011

Salaya is a Municipality city situated in Khambhalia taluka of Jamnagar district. The Salaya city is divided into 9 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,684 families residing in the Salaya city. The total population of Salaya is 33,246 out of which 16,485 are males and 16,761 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Salaya is 1,017.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Salaya city is 5547 which is 17% of the total population. There are 2798 male children and 2749 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Salaya is 982 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,017).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Salaya is 47.6%. Thus Salaya has lower literacy rate compared to 73.7% of Jamnagar district. The male literacy rate is 61.8% and the female literacy rate is 33.79% in Salaya.

Population
33,246
Literacy
47.6%
Sex Ratio
1,017

Salaya Municipality has total administration over 4,684 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.

Salaya Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 5,547 2,798 2,749
Literacy 47.6% 51.3% 28.3%
Scheduled Caste 477 238 239
Scheduled Tribe 6 4 2
Illiterate 20,052 8,026 12,026

Caste-wise Population - Salaya

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Salaya.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 477 238 239
Schedule Tribe 6 4 2

Religion-wise Population - Salaya

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Salaya is 2,730 which is 8.21% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Salaya is 30,466 which is 91.64% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Salaya as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,730 (8.21%) 1,406 1,324
Muslim 30,466 (91.64%) 15,052 15,414
Christian 40 (0.12%) 22 18
Sikh 7 (0.02%) 3 4
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 1 (0%) 0 1
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 2 (0.01%) 2 0

Literacy Rate - Salaya

The total literacy rate of Salaya was 47.63% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 13,194 literates, males were 8,459 while females were 4,735. Also the male literacy rate was 61.8% and the female literacy rate was 33.79% in Salaya.

  Salaya Gujarat
Female 33.79% 69.68%
Male 61.8% 85.75%
Total 47.63% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Salaya

The Sex Ratio of Salaya is 1,017. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,017 females in Salaya. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 982 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,017 ) of Salaya.


Child Population - Salaya

According to Census 2011, there were 5,547 children between age 0 to 6 years in Salaya. Out of which 2,798 were male while 2,749 were female.


Working Population - Salaya

In Salaya Municipality out of total population, 9,969 were engaged in work activities. 94.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 9,969 workers engaged in Main Work, 31 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 95 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 9,378 8,750 628
Cultivators 31 29 2
Agriculture Labourer 95 71 24
Household Industries 75 46 29
Other Workers 9,177 8,604 573
Marginal Workers 591 220 371
Non Working 23,277 7,515 15,762

Salaya Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Salaya is further divided into 9 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 3,901 22.2% 1,005
2 Ward No - 2 3,570 32.7% 970
3 Ward No - 3 3,744 44% 1,041
4 Ward No - 4 3,044 31.9% 1,023
5 Ward No - 5 3,312 45.3% 1,050
6 Ward No - 6 3,974 41.7% 1,027
7 Ward No - 7 3,646 39.7% 985
8 Ward No - 8 4,730 41.9% 1,070
9 Ward No - 9 3,325 58.7% 969

Map of Salaya, Jamnagar, Gujarat


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