Gabhana Census Town, with population of 5886 is Gabhana sub district's only census town located in Gabhana sub district of Aligarh district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gabhana census town is 380 km2. Population density of the census town is 15 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Gabhana Ward No 01 and the population of Gabhana Ward No 01 is 5886.

Nearest railway station is Somna which is 5 km far from here. Gabhana is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 26 km. District head quarter of the census town is Aligarh which is 20 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 400 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 415 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5886 people, among them 3096 (53%) are male and 2790 (47%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gabhana census town is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 993 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gabhana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,886 4,005 1,875 6 843
Male 3,096 2,123 971 2 437
Female 2,790 1,882 904 4 406

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 900 in Muslims are 902.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gabhana

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,886 4,886 985 4 4 3 3 0 1
Male 3,096 2,571 518 1 2 1 2 0 1
Female 2,790 2,315 467 3 2 2 1 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 27.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4625. Female population growth rate of the census town is 26.1% which is -2.2% lower than male population growth rate of 28.3%. General caste population has increased by 30.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.7% and child population has increased by 13.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gabhana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27.3% 30.4% 20.7% 0% 13.2%
Male 28.3% 32.2% 20.3% 0% 19.4%
Female 26.1% 28.4% 21.2% 0% 7.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 886, in schedule caste is 931 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 929 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 107 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gabhana

Total General SC ST Child
Change -16 -27 7 2000 -107
2011 901 886 931 2000 929
2001 917 913 924 0 1036

Literacy

Total 3617 people in the census town are literate, among them 2178 are male and 1439 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gabhana is 72%. 82% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gabhana

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 5.9% 7.9%
2011 71.7% 81.9% 60.4%
2001 64.9% 76% 52.5%

Workers profile

Gabhana has 33% (1964) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 16% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gabhana

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.4% 25.9% 7.5% 66.6%
Male 49.3% 43.6% 5.7% 50.7%
Female 15.7% 6.2% 9.5% 84.3%