Gandhidham Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Kachchh, Gujarat - Census 2011

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.

Population
247,992
Literacy
81.8%
Sex Ratio
886

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.

Gandhidham Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 32,757 17,135 15,622
Literacy 81.8% 76.5% 64.8%
Scheduled Caste 50,479 26,137 24,342
Scheduled Tribe 4,081 2,115 1,966
Illiterate 71,932 30,908 41,024

Caste-wise Population - Gandhidham

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.6% of total population in Gandhidham.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 50,479 26,137 24,342
Schedule Tribe 4,081 2,115 1,966

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 226,255 (91.23%) 120,045 106,210
Muslim 13,581 (5.48%) 7,268 6,313
Christian 2,999 (1.21%) 1,508 1,491
Sikh 1,365 (0.55%) 733 632
Buddhist 177 (0.07%) 88 89
Jain 3,132 (1.26%) 1,552 1,580
Other Religion 43 (0.02%) 24 19
No Religion Specified 440 (0.18%) 266 174

Literacy Rate - Gandhidham

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.

  Gandhidham Gujarat
Female 74.82% 69.68%
Male 87.96% 85.75%
Total 81.8% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Gandhidham

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 83,376 72,015 11,361
Cultivators 181 134 47
Agriculture Labourer 364 270 94
Household Industries 1,195 950 245
Other Workers 81,636 70,661 10,975
Marginal Workers 6,258 4,057 2,201
Non Working 158,358 55,412 102,946

Gandhidham Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Gandhidham, Kachchh, Gujarat


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