Ghogha Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Ghogha sub district's only census town located in Ghogha sub district of Bhavnagar district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Ghogha census town is 12 km2. Population density of the census town is 1022 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Ghogha Ward No 01 and the population of Ghogha Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Bhavnagar which is 19 km far from here. Gogha is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Bhavnagar which is 19 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 242 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 580 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5970 (49%) are male and 6238 (51%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghogha census town is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2700 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghogha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,208 11,977 162 69 1,552
Male 5,970 5,840 92 38 809
Female 6,238 6,137 70 31 743

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 49% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 49% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 972 in Muslims are 1129 and in Christians are 783.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ghogha

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,208 6,020 5,990 123 0 0 51 0 24
Male 5,970 3,052 2,813 69 0 0 24 0 12
Female 6,238 2,968 3,177 54 0 0 27 0 12

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 14.3% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 10.8%. General caste population has increased by 13.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -28%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -1.4% and child population has decreased by -1.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghogha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.5% 13.5% -28% -1.4% -1.9%
Male 10.8% 11.5% -24% 18.8% 2.5%
Female 14.3% 15.4% -32.7% -18.4% -6.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1045 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1051, in schedule caste is 761 and in schedule tribe is 816. There are 918 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 87 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghogha

Total General SC ST Child
Change 32 36 -99 -372 -87
2011 1045 1051 761 816 918
2001 1013 1015 860 1188 1005

Literacy

Total 8561 people in the census town are literate, among them 4604 are male and 3957 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghogha is 80%. 89% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghogha

Total Male Female
Change 6.4% 2.1% 11.2%
2011 80.3% 89.2% 72%
2001 73.9% 87.1% 60.8%

Workers profile

Ghogha has 31% (3802) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 11% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghogha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.1% 26.4% 4.8% 68.9%
Male 51.9% 46.2% 5.7% 48.1%
Female 11.3% 7.4% 3.9% 88.7%