Khambhat Municipality And Out Growth, with population of about 99 thousand is Khambhat sub district's only municipality and out growth located in Khambhat sub district of Anand district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Khambhat municipality and out growth is 81 km2. Population density of the city is 1228 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Khambhat Ward No 14 is the most populous ward with population of about 22 thousand and Khambhat Ward No 09 is the least populous ward with population of 1395.

Nearest railway station is Khambhat which is within the city. Khambhat is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Anand which is 69 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 120 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 912 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 99 thousand people, among them about 51 thousand (52%) are male and about 48 thousand (48%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khambhat municipality and out growth is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 20 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khambhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 99,164 90,525 7,067 1,572 10,348
Male 51,178 46,685 3,722 771 5,444
Female 47,986 43,840 3,345 801 4,904

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 24% 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 925 in Muslims are 974 and in Jains are 971.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khambhat

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 99,164 72,270 23,670 471 69 38 2,477 18 151
Male 51,178 37,551 11,988 227 40 22 1,257 12 81
Female 47,986 34,719 11,682 244 29 16 1,220 6 70

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 23.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 80 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 22.8% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of 23.7%. General caste population has increased by 21.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 147.6% and child population has increased by 11% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khambhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.3% 21.4% 34.5% 147.6% 11%
Male 23.7% 22% 33.9% 132.2% 10.4%
Female 22.8% 20.8% 35.1% 164.4% 11.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 939, in schedule caste is 899 and in schedule tribe is 1039. There are 901 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khambhat

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 -10 8 126 11
2011 938 939 899 1039 901
2001 944 949 891 913 890

Literacy

Total about 78 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 42 thousand are male and about 36 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khambhat is 88%. 92% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khambhat

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 4.9% 9.4%
2011 87.9% 92.4% 83.1%
2001 80.8% 87.5% 73.7%

Workers profile

Khambhat has 37% (about 37 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 14% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khambhat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37% 32% 5.1% 63%
Male 58.3% 53.2% 5.2% 41.7%
Female 14.3% 9.3% 5% 85.7%