Bavla Municipality, with population of about 36 thousand is Bavla sub district's only municipality located in Bavla sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Bavla municipality is 47 km2. Population density of the city is 776 persons per km2. There are 11 wards in the city, among them Bavla Ward No 02 is the most populous ward with population of 7514 and Bavla Ward No 01 is the least populous ward with population of 2934.

Nearest railway station is Bavla which is within the city. Bavla is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ahmadabad which is 32 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 61 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 595 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20.5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 36 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (53%) are male and about 17 thousand (47%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bavla municipality is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 7788 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bavla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36,206 32,784 3,330 92 4,256
Male 19,103 17,294 1,755 54 2,335
Female 17,103 15,490 1,575 38 1,921

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 17.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 31 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 17.9% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 16.7%. General caste population has increased by 18.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -61.3% and child population has increased by 0.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bavla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.3% 18.3% 13.8% -61.3% 0.5%
Male 16.7% 17.9% 12.5% -59.7% -0.5%
Female 17.9% 18.9% 15.3% -63.5% 1.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 896, in schedule caste is 897 and in schedule tribe is 704. There are 823 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bavla

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 8 21 -72 19
2011 895 896 897 704 823
2001 886 888 876 776 804

Literacy

Total about 27 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bavla is 85%. 91% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city 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 - Bavla

Total Male Female
Change 6.9% 4.2% 10.0%
2011 85.4% 91.3% 78.9%
2001 78.5% 87.1% 68.9%

Workers profile

Bavla has 36% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 12% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bavla

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.2% 33.3% 2.9% 63.8%
Male 57.6% 54.8% 2.8% 42.4%
Female 12.2% 9.3% 2.9% 87.8%