Galpadar Census Town, with population of about 13 thousand is Gandhidham sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Gandhidham sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Galpadar census town is 8 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1687 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Galpadar Ward No 01 and the population of Galpadar Ward No 01 is about 13 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Gandhidham which is 7 km far from here. Gandhidham is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Bhuj which is 55 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 324 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 483 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.8°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8.7°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 7483 (57%) are male and 5672 (43%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Galpadar census town is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 2652 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Galpadar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,155 11,509 1,251 395 1,875
Male 7,483 6,505 732 246 1,011
Female 5,672 5,004 519 149 864

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 761 in Muslims are 779 and in Sikhs are 622.

Religion wise population 2011 - Galpadar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 13,155 11,788 1,062 116 146 8 19 0 16
Male 7,483 6,695 597 74 90 4 11 0 12
Female 5,672 5,093 465 42 56 4 8 0 4

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 137.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5538. Female population growth rate of the census town is 145.3% which is 13.3% higher than male population growth rate of 132%. General caste population has increased by 155.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 103.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -4.6% and child population has increased by 135.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Galpadar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 137.5% 155.2% 103.4% -4.6% 135.3%
Male 132% 141.4% 133.9% 12.8% 139.6%
Female 145.3% 175.9% 71.9% -24% 130.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 758 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 769, in schedule caste is 709 and in schedule tribe is 606. There are 855 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 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Galpadar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 41 96 -256 -293 -34
2011 758 769 709 606 855
2001 717 673 965 899 889

Literacy

Total 9239 people in the census town are literate, among them 5798 are male and 3441 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Galpadar is 82%. 90% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Galpadar

Total Male Female
Change 11.0% 6.3% 18.8%
2011 81.9% 89.6% 71.6%
2001 70.9% 83.3% 52.8%

Workers profile

Galpadar has 38% (4962) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 6% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Galpadar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.7% 35.9% 1.8% 62.3%
Male 62.1% 60% 2.1% 37.9%
Female 5.6% 4.1% 1.4% 94.4%