Dharampur Municipality, with population of about 24 thousand is Dharampur sub district's only municipality located in Dharampur sub district of Valsad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Dharampur municipality is 16 km2. Population density of the city is 1559 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Dharampur Ward No 05 is the most populous ward with population of 4133 and Dharampur Ward No 01 is the least populous ward with population of 2915.

Nearest railway station is Valsad which is 29 km far from here. Dharampur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Valsad which is 29 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 402 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 2486 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41°C and minimum temperature goes down to 22°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (50%) are male and about 12 thousand (50%) are female. 50% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 48% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dharampur municipality is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4977 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dharampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,178 12,084 507 11,587 2,609
Male 12,113 6,238 252 5,623 1,328
Female 12,065 5,846 255 5,964 1,281

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 994 in Muslims are 1018.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dharampur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 24,178 20,522 3,552 16 6 7 53 1 21
Male 12,113 10,293 1,760 10 4 6 28 0 12
Female 12,065 10,229 1,792 6 2 1 25 1 9

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 21.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 25.5% which is 8.1% higher than male population growth rate of 17.4%. General caste population has increased by 21.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 21.5% and child population has increased by 2.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dharampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.3% 21.6% 10.2% 21.5% 2.1%
Male 17.4% 18.3% 4.1% 17.1% 0.3%
Female 25.5% 25.4% 17% 26% 4.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 937, in schedule caste is 1012 and in schedule tribe is 1061. There are 965 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 64 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 35 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dharampur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 64 53 111 75 35
2011 996 937 1012 1061 965
2001 932 884 901 986 930

Literacy

Total about 18 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 9737 are male and 8544 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dharampur is 85%. 90% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dharampur

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 5.3% 10.4%
2011 84.8% 90.3% 79.2%
2001 77.2% 85% 68.8%

Workers profile

Dharampur has 41% (9827) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 25% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dharampur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.6% 33.2% 7.4% 59.4%
Male 56.5% 49.9% 6.6% 43.5%
Female 24.7% 16.4% 8.3% 75.3%