Vadodara District, with population of about 41.7 lakh is Gujarat's the 3rd most populous district, located in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Vadodara district is 7546 km2 and it is the 9th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 552 persons per km2. There are 12 sub districts in the district, among them Vadodara is the most populous sub district with population of about 20.1 lakh and Sinor is the least populous sub district with population of about 65 thousand.

There are 8 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Vadodara Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Vadodara Municipal Corporation; Dabhoi, Padra, Karjan, Chhota Udaipur and Savli Municipalities and Padra Municipality and Out Growth.

Demographics

The district is home to about 41.7 lakh people, among them about 21.5 lakh (52%) are male and about 20.1 lakh (48%) are female. 67% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 28% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vadodara district is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 8.8 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 50% (about 20.7 lakh) live in Vadodara District urban part and 50% (about 21 lakh) population live in the Vadodara District rural part. Rural population density of Vadodara district is 295 and urban population density is 4865 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vadodara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,165,626 2,794,096 221,629 1,149,901 499,811
Male 2,153,736 1,452,469 114,602 586,665 263,506
Female 2,011,890 1,341,627 107,027 563,236 236,305

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Vadodara

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Vadodara 2009434 Anagadh 14780 Vadodara 1752371
Padra 265901 Sokhda 12610 Vadodara 1670806
Jetpur Pavi 261425 Sankheda 10837 Dabhoi 51240
Savli 255009 Valan 10182 Padra 46660
Chhota Udaipur 241377 Vadu 9626 Padra 43366
Kavant 210002 Sherkhi 9464 Karjan 30405
Sankheda 203584 Mujpur 9410 Chhota Udaipur 25787
Dabhoi 180518 Gothada 9347 Savli 18467
Karjan 167579 Chokari 8884 Undera 16902
Nasvadi 155443 Wankaner 8770 Vaghodia 16604

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 933 in Muslims are 943 and in Jains are 976.

Religion wise population 2011 - Vadodara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,165,626 3,713,941 384,579 23,813 9,340 2,069 27,650 1,124 3,110
Male 2,153,736 1,921,284 197,961 12,099 4,985 1,117 13,993 557 1,740
Female 2,011,890 1,792,657 186,618 11,714 4,355 952 13,657 567 1,370

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 14.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 36.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 15.3% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 13.5%. General caste population has increased by 13.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 18.9% and child population has increased by 1.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vadodara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.4% 13.1% 8.5% 18.9% 1.3%
Male 13.5% 12.2% 7.6% 18.3% 0.7%
Female 15.3% 14.2% 9.4% 19.5% 2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 924, in schedule caste is 934 and in schedule tribe is 960. There are 897 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 15 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 - Vadodara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 16 16 10 11
2011 934 924 934 960 897
2001 919 908 918 950 886

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Vadodara

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chhota Udaipur 989 Juna Udaipur 1563 Chhota Udaipur 968
Kavant 988 Motipura (Kadval) 1342 Jetpur 949
Nasvadi 972 Khadakiya (Boriyad) 1274 Alikherva 946
Jetpur Pavi 954 Ranbor 1268 Savli 946
Karjan 940 Chavariya 1231 Kavant 944
Vaghodia 937 Vadiya (Bihora) 1215 Karjan 941
Sankheda 934 Kumetha 1198 Dabhoi 939
Dabhoi 934 Vegannar 1192 Nasvadi 934
Sinor 930 Dhandhaniya 1190 Bodeli 928
Savli 929 Kadvapura 1175 GSFC Complex 924

Literacy

Total about 28.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 16.1 lakh are male and about 12.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vadodara is 79%. 85% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vadodara

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 5.4% 11.3%
2011 78.9% 85.4% 72%
2001 70.8% 80% 60.7%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Vadodara

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Vadodara 90 Gorsan 100 Jawaharnagar (Gujarat Refinery) 97
Vaghodia 82 Nagdol 99 Petro-Chemical Complex 97
Padra 81 Indrad 98 GSFC Complex 96
Karjan 80 Kothav 98 Jarod 91
Dabhoi 79 Chhatrapura 98 Vadodara 91
Savli 79 Jakshi 98 Vadodara 90
Sinor 78 Sardarpura 97 Ranoli 90
Sankheda 73 Sukhlipur 97 Undera 90
Jetpur Pavi 60 Raipur 97 Padra 88
Nasvadi 59 Borbar 96 Bodeli 88

Workers profile

Vadodara has 41% (about 16.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 23% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vadodara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.7% 32.7% 8% 59.3%
Male 57.3% 52.1% 5.2% 42.7%
Female 22.9% 11.9% 11% 77.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Vadodara

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Hanf 40.5 Vadodara 270.2
Kayavarohan 33.6 Vadodara 270.2
Karmasiya Kheda 29.5 Dabhoi 23.8
Vejpur 27.9 Savli 15.8
Turkheda 24.9 Karjan 15.7
Tithor 24.6 Jarod 13.9
Gothada 24.5 Vaghodia 11.9
Mankani 23.8 Nandesari 7.9
Valan 23.4 Padra 7
Vyara 22.7 Padra 7