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

Kandla is a Census Town city situated in Gandhidham taluka of Kachchh district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 3,574 families residing in the Kandla city. The total population of Kandla is 15,782 out of which 9,028 are males and 6,754 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kandla is 748.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kandla city is 2422 which is 15% of the total population. There are 1323 male children and 1099 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kandla is 831 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (748).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kandla is 51.5%. Thus Kandla has lower literacy rate compared to 70.6% of Kachchh district. The male literacy rate is 61.92% and the female literacy rate is 37.24% in Kandla.

Population
15,782
Literacy
51.5%
Sex Ratio
748

Kandla Census Town has total administration over 3,574 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Kandla Census Town

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kandla Census Town.

Total Male Female
Children 2,422 1,323 1,099
Literacy 51.5% 52.8% 31.2%
Scheduled Caste 428 272 156
Scheduled Tribe 415 236 179
Illiterate 8,905 4,257 4,648

Caste-wise Population - Kandla

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.6% of total population in Kandla.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 428 272 156
Schedule Tribe 415 236 179

Religion-wise Population - Kandla

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Kandla is 7,094 which is 44.95% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Kandla is 8,573 which is 54.32% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Kandla as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 7,094 (44.95%) 4,510 2,584
Muslim 8,573 (54.32%) 4,440 4,133
Christian 60 (0.38%) 38 22
Sikh 16 (0.1%) 12 4
Buddhist 9 (0.06%) 5 4
Jain 6 (0.04%) 4 2
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 24 (0.15%) 19 5

Literacy Rate - Kandla

The total literacy rate of Kandla was 51.47% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 6,877 literates, males were 4,771 while females were 2,106. Also the male literacy rate was 61.92% and the female literacy rate was 37.24% in Kandla.

  Kandla Gujarat
Female 37.24% 69.68%
Male 61.92% 85.75%
Total 51.47% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Kandla

The Sex Ratio of Kandla is 748. Thus per every 1000 men there were 748 females in Kandla. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 831 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 748 ) of Kandla.


Child Population - Kandla

According to Census 2011, there were 2,422 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kandla. Out of which 1,323 were male while 1,099 were female.


Working Population - Kandla

In Kandla Census Town out of total population, 6,270 were engaged in work activities. 93.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 6,270 workers engaged in Main Work, 6 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 5,850 5,454 396
Cultivators 6 6 0
Agriculture Labourer 15 13 2
Household Industries 21 11 10
Other Workers 5,808 5,424 384
Marginal Workers 420 252 168
Non Working 9,512 3,322 6,190

Kandla Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Kandla is further divided into 1 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 15,782 43.6% 748

Map of Kandla, Kachchh, Gujarat


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