Wadhwan Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Surendranagar, Gujarat - Census 2011

Wadhwan is a Municipality city situated in Wadhwan taluka of Surendranagar district. The Wadhwan city is divided into 12 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 15,829 families residing in the Wadhwan city. The total population of Wadhwan is 75,755 out of which 39,439 are males and 36,316 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Wadhwan is 921.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Wadhwan city is 7597 which is 10% of the total population. There are 4024 male children and 3573 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Wadhwan is 888 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (921).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Wadhwan is 83.8%. Thus Wadhwan has higher literacy rate compared to 72.1% of Surendranagar district. The male literacy rate is 90.4% and the female literacy rate is 76.66% in Wadhwan.

Population
75,755
Literacy
83.8%
Sex Ratio
921

Wadhwan Municipality has total administration over 15,829 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.

Wadhwan Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 7,597 4,024 3,573
Literacy 83.8% 81.2% 69.1%
Scheduled Caste 12,214 6,371 5,843
Scheduled Tribe 877 458 419
Illiterate 18,639 7,424 11,215

Caste-wise Population - Wadhwan

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.2% of total population in Wadhwan.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 12,214 6,371 5,843
Schedule Tribe 877 458 419

Religion-wise Population - Wadhwan

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Wadhwan is 65,528 which is 86.5% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Wadhwan is 8,491 which is 11.21% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Wadhwan as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 65,528 (86.5%) 34,201 31,327
Muslim 8,491 (11.21%) 4,340 4,151
Christian 84 (0.11%) 47 37
Sikh 29 (0.04%) 17 12
Buddhist 33 (0.04%) 17 16
Jain 1,477 (1.95%) 754 723
Other Religion 6 (0.01%) 3 3
No Religion Specified 107 (0.14%) 60 47

Literacy Rate - Wadhwan

The total literacy rate of Wadhwan was 83.8% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 57,116 literates, males were 32,015 while females were 25,101. Also the male literacy rate was 90.4% and the female literacy rate was 76.66% in Wadhwan.

  Wadhwan Gujarat
Female 76.66% 69.68%
Male 90.4% 85.75%
Total 83.8% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Wadhwan

The Sex Ratio of Wadhwan is 921. Thus per every 1000 men there were 921 females in Wadhwan. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 888 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 921 ) of Wadhwan.


Child Population - Wadhwan

According to Census 2011, there were 7,597 children between age 0 to 6 years in Wadhwan. Out of which 4,024 were male while 3,573 were female.


Working Population - Wadhwan

In Wadhwan Municipality out of total population, 25,474 were engaged in work activities. 91.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 25,474 workers engaged in Main Work, 920 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 902 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 23,363 20,463 2,900
Cultivators 920 772 148
Agriculture Labourer 902 603 299
Household Industries 631 527 104
Other Workers 20,910 18,561 2,349
Marginal Workers 2,111 1,054 1,057
Non Working 50,281 17,922 32,359

Wadhwan Wards

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

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 7,607 82.2% 901
2 Ward No - 2 9,718 85.3% 923
3 Ward No - 3 5,080 81.2% 910
4 Ward No - 4 7,805 67.8% 895
5 Ward No - 5 5,926 69.7% 951
6 Ward No - 6 5,246 66.5% 949
7 Ward No - 7 5,395 80.8% 876
8 Ward No - 8 4,911 81.5% 932
9 Ward No - 9 4,970 85.8% 929
10 Ward No - 10 7,523 71.4% 901
11 Ward No - 11 5,907 74.2% 968
12 Ward No - 12 5,667 55.7% 940

Map of Wadhwan, Surendranagar, Gujarat


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