Mirjhapar Census Town, with population of 7109 is Bhuj sub district's the least populous census town located in Bhuj sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Mirjhapar census town is 11 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 636 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Mirjhapar Ward No 01 and the population of Mirjhapar Ward No 01 is 7109.

Nearest railway station is Bhuj which is 5 km far from here. Bhuj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 5 km. District head quarter of the census town is Bhuj which is 5 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 385 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 622 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 7109 people, among them 3626 (51%) are male and 3483 (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mirjhapar census town is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1565 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mirjhapar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,109 6,440 634 35 987
Male 3,626 3,276 334 16 516
Female 3,483 3,164 300 19 471

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 968 in Muslims are 917.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mirjhapar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,109 5,980 1,112 14 0 1 2 0 0
Male 3,626 3,039 580 7 0 0 0 0 0
Female 3,483 2,941 532 7 0 1 2 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 27.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5590. Female population growth rate of the census town is 27% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 27.4%. General caste population has increased by 26.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 174.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -86.1% and child population has increased by 16.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mirjhapar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27.2% 26.1% 174.5% -86.1% 16.7%
Male 27.4% 26% 185.5% -87.6% 16.2%
Female 27% 26.3% 163.2% -84.6% 17.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 898 and in schedule tribe is 1188. There are 913 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mirjhapar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 3 -76 235 8
2011 961 966 898 1188 913
2001 963 963 974 953 905

Literacy

Total 4892 people in the census town are literate, among them 2709 are male and 2183 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mirjhapar is 80%. 87% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mirjhapar

Total Male Female
Change 9.2% 8.9% 9.6%
2011 79.9% 87.1% 72.5%
2001 70.7% 78.2% 62.9%

Workers profile

Mirjhapar has 35% (2488) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 13% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mirjhapar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35% 32.7% 2.3% 65%
Male 56.3% 55% 1.4% 43.7%
Female 12.8% 9.5% 3.3% 87.2%