Kanodar Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Palanpur sub district's the most populous census town located in Palanpur sub district of Banas Kantha district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Kanodar census town is 8 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1572 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kanodar Ward No 01 and the population of Kanodar Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Umardishi which is 3 km far from here. Palanpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 13 km. District head quarter of the census town is Palanpur which is 13 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 127 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 11°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6132 (49%) are male and 6257 (51%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanodar census town is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2625 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanodar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,389 10,849 1,515 25 1,609
Male 6,132 5,331 787 14 820
Female 6,257 5,518 728 11 789

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 38% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1063 in Hindus are 954.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kanodar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,389 4,712 7,662 3 2 0 4 0 6
Male 6,132 2,412 3,714 1 2 0 1 0 2
Female 6,257 2,300 3,948 2 0 0 3 0 4

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 11.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 13.5% which is 4.3% higher than male population growth rate of 9.2%. General caste population has increased by 10.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -41.9% and child population has decreased by -7.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kanodar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.3% 10.9% 16.4% -41.9% -7.4%
Male 9.2% 7.8% 20.7% -30% -11.9%
Female 13.5% 14% 12.2% -52.2% -2.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1020 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1035, in schedule caste is 925 and in schedule tribe is 786. There are 962 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 96 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanodar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 56 -70 -364 96
2011 1020 1035 925 786 962
2001 982 979 995 1150 866

Literacy

Total 9674 people in the census town are literate, among them 5052 are male and 4622 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanodar is 90%. 95% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanodar

Total Male Female
Change 3.2% 1.0% 5.5%
2011 89.7% 95.1% 84.5%
2001 86.5% 94.1% 79%

Workers profile

Kanodar has 28% (3442) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 9% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanodar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27.8% 26.4% 1.4% 72.2%
Male 47.4% 45.4% 2% 52.6%
Female 8.6% 7.7% 0.8% 91.4%