Mankuva Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Bhuj sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Bhuj sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Mankuva census town is 20 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 612 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Mankuva Ward No 01 and the population of Mankuva Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Bhuj which is 12 km far from here. Bhuj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 12 km. District head quarter of the census town is Bhuj which is 12 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 391 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 580 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5989 (50%) are male and 5986 (50%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mankuva census town is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2476 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mankuva

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,975 9,546 2,394 35 1,590
Male 5,989 4,760 1,213 16 823
Female 5,986 4,786 1,181 19 767

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 16% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 997 in Muslims are 994.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mankuva

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,975 9,926 1,864 8 0 0 173 0 4
Male 5,989 4,970 935 2 0 0 81 0 1
Female 5,986 4,956 929 6 0 0 92 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 20.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9903. Female population growth rate of the census town is 21.4% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 20.4%. General caste population has increased by 20.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 78.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -94.5% and child population has increased by 4.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mankuva

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.9% 20.5% 78.3% -94.5% 4.4%
Male 20.4% 20.9% 73.5% -95.3% 5.1%
Female 21.4% 20.2% 83.4% -93.7% 3.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 999 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1005, in schedule caste is 974 and in schedule tribe is 1188. There are 932 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 increased by 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mankuva

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 -6 53 289 -13
2011 999 1005 974 1188 932
2001 991 1011 921 899 945

Literacy

Total 8277 people in the census town are literate, among them 4490 are male and 3787 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mankuva is 80%. 87% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mankuva

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 2.4% 6.6%
2011 79.7% 86.9% 72.6%
2001 75.2% 84.5% 66%

Workers profile

Mankuva has 36% (4318) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 18% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mankuva

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.1% 31.3% 4.7% 63.9%
Male 53.9% 50.1% 3.8% 46.1%
Female 18.2% 12.6% 5.6% 81.8%