Bareja Municipality, with population of about 20 thousand is Daskroi sub district's only municipality located in Daskroi sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Bareja municipality is 20 km2. Population density of the city is 967 persons per km2. There are 8 wards in the city, among them Bareja Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of 3563 and Bareja Ward No 08 is the least populous ward with population of 787.

Nearest railway station is Barejadi which is 12 km far from here. Daskroi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 20 km. District head quarter of the city is Ahmadabad which is 20 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 50 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 484.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 32°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 20 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (52%) are male and 9397 (48%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bareja municipality is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 4119 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bareja

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,690 18,560 459 671 2,530
Male 10,293 9,687 247 359 1,404
Female 9,397 8,873 212 312 1,126

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 905 in Muslims are 964 and in Christians are 1003.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bareja

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 19,690 17,301 1,371 789 20 6 186 6 11
Male 10,293 9,081 698 394 13 3 93 2 9
Female 9,397 8,220 673 395 7 3 93 4 2

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 27.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 27.7% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 27.6%. General caste population has increased by 32%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -44.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.1% and child population has increased by 22.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bareja

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27.6% 32% -44.2% 23.1% 22.8%
Male 27.6% 32% -44.1% 25.1% 24.9%
Female 27.7% 32% -44.4% 20.9% 20.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 913 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 916, in schedule caste is 858 and in schedule tribe is 869. There are 802 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bareja

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 0 -4 -30 -31
2011 913 916 858 869 802
2001 913 916 862 899 833

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 7874 are male and 6083 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bareja is 81%. 89% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bareja

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 4.0% 7.0%
2011 81.3% 88.6% 73.5%
2001 75.9% 84.6% 66.5%

Workers profile

Bareja has 34% (6780) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 10% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bareja

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.4% 31.2% 3.2% 65.6%
Male 56.6% 52.5% 4.2% 43.4%
Female 10.1% 7.9% 2.2% 89.9%