Mundra Census Town, with population of about 20 thousand is Mundra sub district's only census town located in Mundra sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Mundra census town is 21 km2. Population density of the census town is 980 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Mundra Ward No 01 and the population of Mundra Ward No 01 is about 20 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Anjar which is 30 km far from here. Mundra is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Bhuj which is 52 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 430 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 480 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 19.41°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 20 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (54%) are male and 9453 (46%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mundra census town is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4738 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mundra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,338 17,738 2,488 112 2,847
Male 10,885 9,479 1,339 67 1,502
Female 9,453 8,259 1,149 45 1,345

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 63% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 35% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 835 in Muslims are 937 and in Jains are 880.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mundra

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 20,338 12,805 7,150 40 29 2 297 3 12
Male 10,885 6,980 3,692 26 19 1 158 1 8
Female 9,453 5,825 3,458 14 10 1 139 2 4

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 57.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 50.5% which is -13.2% lower than male population growth rate of 63.7%. General caste population has increased by 62.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 92%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -84.6% and child population has increased by 60.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mundra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 57.3% 62.6% 92% -84.6% 60.4%
Male 63.7% 69.6% 98.7% -82.7% 59.4%
Female 50.5% 55.2% 84.7% -86.7% 61.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 868 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 871, in schedule caste is 858 and in schedule tribe is 672. There are 895 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 77 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mundra

Total General SC ST Child
Change -77 -81 -65 -201 11
2011 868 871 858 672 895
2001 945 952 923 873 884

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 8394 are male and 6085 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mundra is 83%. 89% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mundra

Total Male Female
Change 8.2% 6.0% 9.8%
2011 82.8% 89.5% 75%
2001 74.6% 83.5% 65.2%

Workers profile

Mundra has 36% (7343) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 8% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mundra

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.1% 34.5% 1.6% 63.9%
Male 60.5% 59.5% 1% 39.5%
Female 8.1% 5.7% 2.4% 91.9%