Navsari District, with population of about 13.3 lakh is Gujarat's the 5th least populous district, located in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Navsari district is 2246 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 592 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Navsari is the most populous sub district with population of about 3.1 lakh and Jalalpore is the least populous sub district with population of about 2.3 lakh.

There are 5 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Navsari Municipality and Out Growth; Navsari, Vijalpor, Bilimora and Gandevi Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 13.3 lakh people, among them about 6.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 6.5 lakh (49%) are female. 49% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 48% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Navsari district is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 69% (about 9.2 lakh) live in Navsari District rural part and 31% (about 4.1 lakh) population live in the Navsari District urban part. Rural population density of Navsari district is 424 and urban population density is 5624 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Navsari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,329,672 654,549 35,464 639,659 135,170
Male 678,165 340,466 17,959 319,740 70,298
Female 651,507 314,083 17,505 319,919 64,872

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Navsari

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Navsari 311238 Khergam 14851 Navsari 171109
Chikhli 309877 Bigri 10780 Navsari 160941
Gandevi 249264 Rumla 10624 Vijalpor 81245
Bansda 231228 Khundh 8929 Bilimora 53187
Jalalpore 228065 Vesma 8833 Gandevi 16827
Saribujrang 8801 Kabilpor 15699
Sadakpor 8716 Bansda 14072
Sisodra (Ganesh) 8406 Mahuvar 10749
Ghej 8358 Devsar 10346
Samaroli 8189 Chhapra 10147

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% 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 961 in Muslims are 953 and in Jains are 951.

Religion wise population 2011 - Navsari

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,329,672 1,225,087 78,669 5,733 2,459 601 13,386 2,823 914
Male 678,165 624,592 40,278 2,942 1,237 325 6,860 1,427 504
Female 651,507 600,495 38,391 2,791 1,222 276 6,526 1,396 410

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 8.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 8.5% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 7.8%. General caste population has increased by 9.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -10.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.2% and child population has decreased by -9.5% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Navsari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.2% 9.3% -10.4% 8.2% -9.5%
Male 7.8% 9.1% -9.9% 7.6% -9.8%
Female 8.5% 9.5% -10.9% 8.8% -9.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 923, in schedule caste is 975 and in schedule tribe is 1001. There are 923 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Navsari

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 4 -10 11 8
2011 961 923 975 1001 923
2001 955 919 985 990 915

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bansda 1001 Bhunwadi 1200 Gandevi 986
Chikhli 980 Bhula Faliya 1182 Chikhli 976
Gandevi 970 Mahuvas 1132 Kaliawadi 968
Navsari 944 Sadad Devi 1112 Bansda 964
Jalalpore 909 Vaghai 1107 Bilimora (Talodh) 947
Mendhar 1106 Bilimora 946
Tarsadi 1091 Devsar 936
Vachharvad 1090 Chhapra 936
Ambabari 1087 Navsari 934
Tadpada 1086 Mahuvar 933

Literacy

Total about 10 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.4 lakh are male and about 4.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Navsari is 84%. 89% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Navsari

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 5.9% 10.2%
2011 83.9% 88.7% 78.8%
2001 75.8% 82.8% 68.6%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Gandevi 90 Kothamadi 99 Devsar 96
Jalalpore 89 Karadi 99 Antaliya 95
Navsari 86 Pinjra 99 Chikhli 93
Chikhli 82 Kharsad 99 Bilimora (Talodh) 93
Bansda 72 Karankhat 98 Chhapra 92
Pethan 98 Kabilpor 90
Kanera 98 Mahuvar 90
Magob 98 Bilimora 89
Samapor 98 Kaliawadi 89
Bhatha 98 Navsari 88

Workers profile

Navsari has 45% (about 5.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 28% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Navsari

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44.5% 38.4% 6.2% 55.5%
Male 60.1% 55.4% 4.8% 39.9%
Female 28.2% 20.7% 7.6% 71.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Navsari

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dandi 31.6 Navsari 23.7
Mendhar 29.6 Navsari 23.7
Khata Amba 24 Bilimora 16
Bhinar 23.6 Bansda 5.9
Mankunia 21 Gandevi 4.4
Masa 21 Vijalpor 3.7
Rumla 19.3 Mahuvar 3.4
Sadakpor 18.1 Bilimora (Talodh) 3.3
Sadadvel 17.3 Devsar 3
Ghodmal 17.3 Antaliya 2.7