Talaja is a Municipality city situated in Talaja taluka of Bhavnagar district. The Talaja city is divided into 7 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,830 families residing in the Talaja city. The total population of Talaja is 27,822 out of which 14,228 are males and 13,594 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Talaja is 955.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Talaja city is 3638 which is 13% of the total population. There are 1903 male children and 1735 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Talaja is 912 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (955).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Talaja is 80.4%. Thus Talaja has higher literacy rate compared to 75.5% of Bhavnagar district. The male literacy rate is 87.28% and the female literacy rate is 73.24% in Talaja.
Talaja Municipality has total administration over 4,830 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 Talaja Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Talaja.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Talaja is 18,702 which is 67.22% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Talaja is 8,299 which is 29.83% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Talaja as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||33||(0.12%)||17||16|
The total literacy rate of Talaja was 80.39% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 19,442 literates, males were 10,757 while females were 8,685. Also the male literacy rate was 87.28% and the female literacy rate was 73.24% in Talaja.
The Sex Ratio of Talaja is 955. Thus per every 1000 men there were 955 females in Talaja. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 912 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 955 ) of Talaja.
According to Census 2011, there were 3,638 children between age 0 to 6 years in Talaja. Out of which 1,903 were male while 1,735 were female.
In Talaja Municipality out of total population, 9,515 were engaged in work activities. 89% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 9,515 workers engaged in Main Work, 253 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 842 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Talaja is further divided into 7 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||2,970||61.9%||939|
|2||Ward No - 2||1,464||82%||970|
|3||Ward No - 3||3,644||64.5%||933|
|4||Ward No - 4||3,975||62.7%||965|
|5||Ward No - 5||3,348||73.2%||962|
|6||Ward No - 6||5,420||68%||960|
|7||Ward No - 7||7,001||77.4%||959|