Dhandhuka Municipality, with population of about 32 thousand is Dhandhuka sub district's only municipality located in Dhandhuka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Dhandhuka municipality is 63 km2. Population density of the city is 518 persons per km2. There are 9 wards in the city, among them Dhandhuka Ward No 08 is the most populous ward with population of 7109 and Dhandhuka Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 1617.

Nearest railway station is Dhandhuka which is within the city. Dhandhuka is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ahmadabad which is 105 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 150 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1000 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47°C and minimum temperature goes down to 28°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 32 thousand people, among them about 17 thousand (52%) are male and about 15 thousand (48%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhandhuka municipality is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 6350 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhandhuka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32,475 30,213 2,124 138 3,747
Male 17,001 15,793 1,146 62 2,017
Female 15,474 14,420 978 76 1,730

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 71% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 26% 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 893 in Muslims are 957 and in Jains are 930.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dhandhuka

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 32,475 23,161 8,537 87 10 2 658 0 20
Male 17,001 12,238 4,362 40 6 0 341 0 14
Female 15,474 10,923 4,175 47 4 2 317 0 6

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 9.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 30 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 10% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of 9.7%. General caste population has increased by 10.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -3.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 30.2% and child population has decreased by -11.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhandhuka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.8% 10.8% -3.3% 30.2% -11.8%
Male 9.7% 10.6% -2.1% 10.7% -13.1%
Female 10% 11% -4.7% 52% -10.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 910 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 853 and in schedule tribe is 1226. There are 858 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhandhuka

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2 3 -23 333 28
2011 910 913 853 1226 858
2001 908 910 876 893 830

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and 9981 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhandhuka is 81%. 89% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhandhuka

Total Male Female
Change 5.5% 2.8% 8.4%
2011 81.4% 89.4% 72.6%
2001 75.9% 86.6% 64.2%

Workers profile

Dhandhuka has 36% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 16% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhandhuka

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.8% 31.7% 4% 64.2%
Male 53.6% 49.5% 4.1% 46.4%
Female 16.2% 12.2% 4% 83.8%