Rajkot Municipal Corporation, with population of about 12.9 lakh is Rajkot sub district's only municipal corporation located in Rajkot sub district of Rajkot district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Rajkot municipal corporation is 157 km2. Population density of the city is 8172 persons per km2. There are 29 wards in the city, among them Rajkot Ward No 13 is the most populous ward with population of about 96 thousand and Manharpur (og) Ward No 28 (rural Mdds Code:513007) is the least populous ward with population of 2232.

Nearest railway station is Rajkot which is within the city. Rajkot is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Rajkot. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 249 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 577 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 24.2°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 12.9 lakh people, among them about 6.7 lakh (52%) are male and about 6.1 lakh (48%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rajkot municipal corporation is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 2.8 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rajkot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,286,678 1,192,442 83,048 11,188 138,052
Male 674,355 625,741 42,784 5,830 75,205
Female 612,323 566,701 40,264 5,358 62,847

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 908 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 906, in schedule caste is 941 and in schedule tribe is 919. There are 836 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 10.1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 5.5 lakh are male and about 4.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rajkot is 88%. 91% of male and 84% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Rajkot has 35% (about 4.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 10% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rajkot

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.9% 32.9% 2% 65.1%
Male 57.8% 55.7% 2.1% 42.2%
Female 9.7% 7.8% 1.9% 90.3%