Gandhinagar Notified Area, with population of about 2.1 lakh is Gandhinagar sub district's only notified area located in Gandhinagar sub district of Gandhinagar district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Gandhinagar notified area is 182 km2. Population density of the city is 1131 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 2.1 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 99 thousand (48%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gandhinagar notified area is 10%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 45 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 206,167 167,036 29,489 9,642 20,071
Male 107,492 87,052 15,360 5,080 11,049
Female 98,675 79,984 14,129 4,562 9,022

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 5.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 7.1% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 3.5%. General caste population has increased by 6.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -1.5% and child population has decreased by -13.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gandhinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.2% 6.7% -0.4% -1.5% -13.1%
Male 3.5% 4.8% -0.7% -4.5% -14.3%
Female 7.1% 8.8% -0.1% 2% -11.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 920 and in schedule tribe is 898. There are 817 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gandhinagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 35 5 57 26
2011 918 919 920 898 817
2001 887 884 915 841 791

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 92 thousand are male and about 78 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gandhinagar is 91%. 95% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gandhinagar

Total Male Female
Change 3.4% 2.2% 4.9%
2011 91% 95.2% 86.5%
2001 87.6% 93% 81.6%

Workers profile

Gandhinagar has 34% (about 70 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 14% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gandhinagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.8% 29.9% 3.8% 66.2%
Male 51.9% 47.6% 4.2% 48.1%
Female 14.1% 10.7% 3.4% 85.9%