Nandej Census Town, with population of 9176 is Daskroi sub district's the least populous census town located in Daskroi sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Nandej census town is 9 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1012 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Nandej Ward No 01 and the population of Nandej Ward No 01 is 9176.

Nearest railway station is Barejadi which is 1 km far from here. Daskroi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 18 km. District head quarter of the census town is Ahmadabad which is 18 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 49 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 452.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 9176 people, among them 4780 (52%) are male and 4396 (48%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nandej census town is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1916 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nandej

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,176 8,329 618 229 1,179
Male 4,780 4,330 330 120 629
Female 4,396 3,999 288 109 550

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 923 in Muslims are 919 and in Jains are 760.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nandej

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 9,176 8,438 566 55 28 0 88 0 1
Male 4,780 4,388 295 32 14 0 50 0 1
Female 4,396 4,050 271 23 14 0 38 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 20.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7642. Female population growth rate of the census town is 23.4% which is 6.3% higher than male population growth rate of 17.1%. General caste population has increased by 25.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -21.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 10.6% and child population has increased by 19.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nandej

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.1% 25.3% -21.7% 10.6% 19.1%
Male 17.1% 21.9% -20.5% 5.3% 17.6%
Female 23.4% 29.3% -23% 17.2% 20.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 924, in schedule caste is 873 and in schedule tribe is 908. There are 874 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nandej

Total General SC ST Child
Change 47 53 -28 92 24
2011 920 924 873 908 874
2001 873 871 901 816 850

Literacy

Total 6856 people in the census town are literate, among them 3824 are male and 3032 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nandej is 86%. 92% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nandej

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 3.8% 10.0%
2011 85.7% 92.1% 78.8%
2001 79.2% 88.3% 68.8%

Workers profile

Nandej has 35% (3200) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 10% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nandej

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.9% 30.1% 4.8% 65.1%
Male 57.5% 50.7% 6.8% 42.5%
Female 10.3% 7.7% 2.6% 89.7%