Gandhidham is a Municipality city situated in Gandhidham taluka of Kachchh district. The Gandhidham city is divided into 14 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 54,565 families residing in the Gandhidham city. The total population of Gandhidham is 247,992 out of which 131,484 are males and 116,508 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gandhidham is 886.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gandhidham city is 32757 which is 13% of the total population. There are 17135 male children and 15622 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gandhidham is 912 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (886).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gandhidham is 81.8%. Thus Gandhidham has higher literacy rate compared to 70.6% of Kachchh district. The male literacy rate is 87.96% and the female literacy rate is 74.82% in Gandhidham.
Gandhidham Municipality has total administration over 54,565 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 Gandhidham Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.6% of total population in Gandhidham.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Gandhidham is 226,255 which is 91.23% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Gandhidham is 13,581 which is 5.48% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Gandhidham as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||440||(0.18%)||266||174|
The total literacy rate of Gandhidham was 81.8% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 176,060 literates, males were 100,576 while females were 75,484. Also the male literacy rate was 87.96% and the female literacy rate was 74.82% in Gandhidham.
The Sex Ratio of Gandhidham is 886. Thus per every 1000 men there were 886 females in Gandhidham. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 912 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 886 ) of Gandhidham.
According to Census 2011, there were 32,757 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gandhidham. Out of which 17,135 were male while 15,622 were female.
In Gandhidham Municipality out of total population, 89,634 were engaged in work activities. 93% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 89,634 workers engaged in Main Work, 181 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 364 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Gandhidham is further divided into 14 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||18,631||66.4%||916|
|2||Ward No - 2||11,270||82.9%||953|
|3||Ward No - 3||29,644||76.4%||895|
|4||Ward No - 4||11,641||73.4%||931|
|5||Ward No - 5||13,969||76%||903|
|6||Ward No - 6||20,505||54.3%||832|
|7||Ward No - 7||11,364||75%||932|
|8||Ward No - 8||10,839||83.8%||974|
|9||Ward No - 9||20,928||57%||878|
|10||Ward No - 10||20,111||67.3%||889|
|11||Ward No - 11||14,555||83.6%||954|
|12||Ward No - 12||18,313||78.2%||933|
|13||Ward No - 13||21,575||71.1%||850|
|14||Ward No - 14||24,647||67%||756|