Viramgam Municipality, with population of about 56 thousand is Viramgam sub district's only municipality located in Viramgam sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Viramgam municipality is 14 km2. Population density of the city is 4083 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Viramgam Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of about 17 thousand and Viramgam Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 4237.

Nearest railway station is Viramgam which is within the city. Viramgam is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ahmadabad which is 62 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 82 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 550 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 22°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 56 thousand people, among them about 29 thousand (52%) are male and about 27 thousand (48%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Viramgam municipality is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Viramgam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 55,821 50,146 5,202 473 6,504
Male 28,929 26,002 2,681 246 3,454
Female 26,892 24,144 2,521 227 3,050

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 69% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 28% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 914 in Muslims are 971 and in Jains are 918.

Religion wise population 2011 - Viramgam

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 55,821 38,694 15,612 68 63 17 1,333 1 33
Male 28,929 20,220 7,922 35 27 11 695 0 19
Female 26,892 18,474 7,690 33 36 6 638 1 14

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 5.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 53 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 5.5% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 4.8%. General caste population has increased by 6.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -11.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.8% and child population has decreased by -5.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Viramgam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.1% 6.9% -11.5% 43.8% -5.4%
Male 4.8% 6.6% -12.4% 51.9% -7.7%
Female 5.5% 7.3% -10.5% 35.9% -2.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 930 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 929, in schedule caste is 940 and in schedule tribe is 923. There are 883 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 47 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Viramgam

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 6 19 -108 47
2011 930 929 940 923 883
2001 923 923 921 1031 836

Literacy

Total about 42 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 23 thousand are male and about 18 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Viramgam is 84%. 91% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Viramgam

Total Male Female
Change 5.0% 2.6% 7.5%
2011 84.4% 91.2% 77.1%
2001 79.4% 88.6% 69.6%

Workers profile

Viramgam has 33% (about 19 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 9% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Viramgam

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.5% 29.8% 3.7% 66.5%
Male 56.1% 51.4% 4.7% 43.9%
Female 9.2% 6.6% 2.6% 90.8%