Antarjal Census Town, with population of about 11 thousand is Gandhidham sub district's the least populous census town located in Gandhidham sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Antarjal census town is 10 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1168 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Antarjal Ward No 01 and the population of Antarjal Ward No 01 is about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Gandhidham which is 2 km far from here. Gandhidham is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 2 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 11 thousand people, among them 5891 (52%) are male and 5365 (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Antarjal census town is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 2426 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Antarjal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,256 9,681 1,049 526 1,725
Male 5,891 5,088 534 269 950
Female 5,365 4,593 515 257 775

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 913 in Muslims are 867.

Religion wise population 2011 - Antarjal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,256 10,882 295 42 1 0 16 0 20
Male 5,891 5,689 158 22 1 0 10 0 11
Female 5,365 5,193 137 20 0 0 6 0 9

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 86.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6036. Female population growth rate of the census town is 83.5% which is -5.8% lower than male population growth rate of 89.3%. General caste population has increased by 101.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12.4% and child population has increased by 73% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Antarjal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 86.5% 101.3% 38.2% 12.4% 73%
Male 89.3% 107.2% 34.2% 4.3% 79.6%
Female 83.5% 95.2% 42.7% 22.4% 65.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 911 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 964 and in schedule tribe is 955. There are 816 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 69 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Antarjal

Total General SC ST Child
Change -29 -55 57 141 -69
2011 911 903 964 955 816
2001 940 958 907 814 885

Literacy

Total 6933 people in the census town are literate, among them 4073 are male and 2860 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Antarjal is 73%. 82% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Antarjal

Total Male Female
Change 19.7% 18.0% 21.4%
2011 72.7% 82.4% 62.3%
2001 53% 64.4% 40.9%

Workers profile

Antarjal has 32% (3631) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 8% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Antarjal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.3% 30.6% 1.7% 67.7%
Male 54.4% 53.5% 1% 45.6%
Female 7.9% 5.5% 2.4% 92.1%