Ahmadabad District Urban Part, with population of about 60.6 lakh is Gujarat's the most urban populous district, located in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Ahmadabad district urban part is 921 km2 and it is the biggest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 6584 persons per km2. There are 9 sub districts in the district, among them Ahmadabad City Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 55.9 lakh and Ranpur Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of about 17 thousand.

There are 11 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Sanand, Dholka and Bavla Municipality and Out Growths; Dholka, Viramgam, Sanand, Bavla and Dhandhuka Municipalities (limited to 5 most populous) and Ahmadabad Municipal Corporation and Out Growth.

Demographics

The district is home to about 60.6 lakh people, among them about 31.9 lakh (53%) are male and about 28.7 lakh (47%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ahmadabad district urban part is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 12.8 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Ahmadabad district urban part is 6584 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ahmadabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,063,047 5,349,677 640,981 72,389 680,911
Male 3,192,468 2,816,931 337,087 38,450 368,481
Female 2,870,579 2,532,746 303,894 33,939 312,430

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 888 in Muslims are 944 and in Jains are 971.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ahmadabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,063,047 4,944,049 833,418 49,851 14,290 4,375 208,229 2,019 6,816
Male 3,192,468 2,618,427 428,696 25,368 7,454 2,287 105,620 1,035 3,581
Female 2,870,579 2,325,622 404,722 24,483 6,836 2,088 102,609 984 3,235

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 30% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 46.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 31.1% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 29.1%. General caste population has increased by 29.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 69.5% and child population has increased by 16.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ahmadabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30% 29.7% 29.3% 69.5% 16.8%
Male 29.1% 28.7% 28.6% 68.4% 15.3%
Female 31.1% 30.8% 30.2% 70.8% 18.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 899 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 899, in schedule caste is 902 and in schedule tribe is 883. There are 848 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ahmadabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 14 12 13 25
2011 899 899 902 883 848
2001 885 885 890 870 823

Literacy

Total about 47.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 26 lakh are male and about 21.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ahmadabad is 88%. 92% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district 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 - Ahmadabad

Total Male Female
Change 4.3% 2.5% 6.5%
2011 87.9% 92.2% 83.3%
2001 83.6% 89.7% 76.8%

Workers profile

Ahmadabad has 35% (about 21.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 12% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ahmadabad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35% 32.3% 2.7% 65%
Male 55.9% 53.1% 2.9% 44.1%
Female 11.7% 9.2% 2.5% 88.3%