Ranpur Census Town, with population of about 17 thousand is Ranpur sub district's only census town located in Ranpur sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Ranpur census town is 24 km2. Population density of the census town is 720 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Ranpur Ward No 01 and the population of Ranpur Ward No 01 is about 17 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Ranpur which is within the census town. Ranpur is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Ahmadabad which is 130 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 155 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 700 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 8717 (51%) are male and 8227 (49%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ranpur census town is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3317 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ranpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,944 16,282 638 24 2,176
Male 8,717 8,380 321 16 1,161
Female 8,227 7,902 317 8 1,015

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 55% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 42% 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 935 in Muslims are 952 and in Jains are 1000.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ranpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 16,944 9,352 7,161 22 13 7 376 0 13
Male 8,717 4,833 3,669 12 5 4 188 0 6
Female 8,227 4,519 3,492 10 8 3 188 0 7

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 17% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 18.9% which is 3.7% higher than male population growth rate of 15.2%. General caste population has increased by 19.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -21.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 700% and child population has decreased by -0.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ranpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17% 19.1% -21.5% 700% -0.3%
Male 15.2% 17.4% -23.9% 700% -0.6%
Female 18.9% 21% -18.9% 700% 0.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 944 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 988 and in schedule tribe is 500. 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ranpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 28 61 0 6
2011 944 943 988 500 874
2001 915 915 927 500 868

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 6728 are male and 5273 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ranpur is 81%. 89% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ranpur

Total Male Female
Change 8.3% 4.3% 12.8%
2011 81.3% 89% 73.1%
2001 73% 84.7% 60.3%

Workers profile

Ranpur has 32% (5495) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 9% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ranpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.4% 28.4% 4.1% 67.6%
Male 54.6% 50.4% 4.2% 45.4%
Female 8.9% 5% 3.9% 91.1%