Barwala Municipality, with population of about 18 thousand is Barwala sub district's only municipality located in Barwala sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Barwala municipality is 32 km2. Population density of the city is 560 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Barwala Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 4049 and Barwala Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 1418.

Nearest railway station is Bhimnath which is 9 km far from here. Barwala is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ahmadabad which is 132 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 160 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 850 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37.41°C and minimum temperature goes down to 16.59°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 9337 (52%) are male and 8614 (48%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barwala municipality is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 3310 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barwala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,951 16,119 1,818 14 2,192
Male 9,337 8,390 942 5 1,184
Female 8,614 7,729 876 9 1,008

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 922 in Muslims are 910.

Religion wise population 2011 - Barwala

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 17,951 15,904 1,771 17 10 2 237 1 9
Male 9,337 8,273 927 10 6 0 115 0 6
Female 8,614 7,631 844 7 4 2 122 1 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 11.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 11.3% which is -1% lower than male population growth rate of 12.3%. General caste population has increased by 15.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -13.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 100% and child population has decreased by -7.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barwala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.9% 15.6% -13.4% 100% -7.4%
Male 12.3% 16% -12.2% 25% -9%
Female 11.3% 15.2% -14.7% 200% -5.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 923 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 930 and in schedule tribe is 1800. There are 851 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barwala

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 -6 -27 1050 31
2011 923 921 930 1800 851
2001 931 927 957 750 820

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6746 are male and 5108 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barwala is 75%. 83% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barwala

Total Male Female
Change 2.4% 1.0% 3.7%
2011 75.2% 82.7% 67.2%
2001 72.8% 81.7% 63.5%

Workers profile

Barwala has 35% (6305) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 14% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barwala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.1% 32.9% 2.3% 64.9%
Male 54.9% 53.1% 1.8% 45.1%
Female 13.7% 11% 2.7% 86.3%