Gandhinagar Notified Area And Out Growth, with population of about 2.9 lakh is Gandhinagar sub district's only notified area and out growth located in Gandhinagar sub district of Gandhinagar district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Gandhinagar notified area and out growth is 182 km2. Population density of the city is 1606 persons per km2. There are 58 wards in the city, among them Kolvada (og) Ward No 38 (rural Mdds Code:511291) is the most populous ward with population of about 18 thousand and Gandhinagar Ward No 19 is the least populous ward with population of 204.

Nearest railway station is Gandhinagar which is within the city. Gandhinagar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Gandhinagar. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 804 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 7.9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 2.9 lakh people, among them about 1.5 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.4 lakh (48%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gandhinagar notified area and out growth is 10%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 63 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gandhinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 292,797 247,112 35,136 10,549 30,645
Male 153,443 129,415 18,378 5,650 16,784
Female 139,354 117,697 16,758 4,899 13,861

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 908 in Muslims are 895 and in Jains are 997

Religion wise population 2011 - Gandhinagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 292,797 276,585 9,644 2,105 514 260 2,131 30 1,528
Male 153,443 144,978 5,090 1,076 284 146 1,067 19 783
Female 139,354 131,607 4,554 1,029 230 114 1,064 11 745

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 49.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 51.3% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 47.7%. General caste population has increased by 57.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 7.8% and child population has increased by 32.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gandhinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 49.4% 57.8% 18.6% 7.8% 32.7%
Male 47.7% 55.7% 18.8% 6.3% 30.2%
Female 51.3% 60.2% 18.4% 9.5% 35.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 908 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 909, in schedule caste is 912 and in schedule tribe is 867. There are 826 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 35 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gandhinagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 25 -3 26 35
2011 908 909 912 867 826
2001 887 884 915 841 791

Literacy

Total about 2.3 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.3 lakh are male and about 1.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gandhinagar is 89%. 95% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gandhinagar

Total Male Female
Change 1.8% 1.5% 2.2%
2011 89.4% 94.5% 83.8%
2001 87.6% 93% 81.6%

Workers profile

Gandhinagar has 35% (about 1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 14% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gandhinagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.9% 30.2% 4.6% 65.1%
Male 53.8% 48.2% 5.6% 46.2%
Female 14.1% 10.5% 3.6% 85.9%