Bhayavadar Municipality, with population of about 19 thousand is Upleta sub district's the least populous municipality located in Upleta sub district of Rajkot district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Bhayavadar municipality is 94 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 207 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Bhayavadar Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 3468 and Bhayavadar Ward No 06 is the least populous ward with population of 2056.

Nearest railway station is Bhayavadar which is within the city. Upleta is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 13 km. District head quarter of the city is Rajkot which is 123 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 373 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 619.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 19 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (52%) are male and 9355 (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhayavadar municipality is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4446 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhayavadar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,404 16,787 2,587 30 1,857
Male 10,049 8,709 1,326 14 979
Female 9,355 8,078 1,261 16 878

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 932 in Muslims are 917.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhayavadar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 19,404 18,200 1,162 18 3 2 14 0 5
Male 10,049 9,419 606 11 2 0 9 0 2
Female 9,355 8,781 556 7 1 2 5 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 6.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 5.6% which is -1.4% lower than male population growth rate of 7%. General caste population has increased by 4.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 172.7% and child population has decreased by -12% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhayavadar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.3% 4.4% 19.8% 172.7% -12%
Male 7% 5.2% 19.6% 180% -16.3%
Female 5.6% 3.5% 20% 166.7% -6.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 931 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 928, in schedule caste is 951 and in schedule tribe is 1143. There are 897 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 91 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhayavadar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -13 -15 3 -57 91
2011 931 928 951 1143 897
2001 944 943 948 1200 806

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 7651 are male and 6158 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhayavadar is 79%. 84% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhayavadar

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 2.3% 5.2%
2011 78.7% 84.4% 72.6%
2001 74.9% 82.1% 67.4%

Workers profile

Bhayavadar has 41% (7912) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 19% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhayavadar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.8% 39.6% 1.2% 59.2%
Male 61% 59.9% 1.1% 39%
Female 19% 17.8% 1.3% 81%