Gujarat State Urban Part, with population of about 3 crore is India's the 6th most urban populous state. Total geographical area of Gujarat state urban part is 7404 km2 and it is the 7th biggest urban state by area in the country. Population density of the state is 3477 persons per km2. There are 26 districts in the state, among them Ahmadabad Urban is the most populous district with urban population of about 60.6 lakh and The Dangs Urban is the least populous district with urban population of about 25 thousand. Ahmadabad Urban is the biggest district in the state with an urban area of 921 km2 and The Dangs Urban is the smallest with 11 km2.

Demographics

The state is home to about 3 crore people, among them about 1 crore (53%) are male and about 1 crore (47%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gujarat state urban part is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 54.7 lakh households in the state and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Gujarat state urban part is 3477 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gujarat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25,745,083 23,056,883 1,792,874 895,326 2,952,359
Male 13,692,101 12,299,179 934,224 458,698 1,593,929
Female 12,052,982 10,757,704 858,650 436,628 1,358,430

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the state followed by Muslims which contribute 15% 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 868 in Muslims are 935 and in Jains are 965.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gujarat

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 25,745,083 21,143,447 3,797,575 153,810 46,954 24,301 535,536 10,962 32,498
Male 13,692,101 11,317,316 1,962,725 78,440 24,981 12,928 272,554 5,575 17,582
Female 12,052,982 9,826,131 1,834,850 75,370 21,973 11,373 262,982 5,387 14,916

Growth of population

Population of the state has increased by 36% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 crore. Female population growth rate of the state is 36% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 36%. General caste population has increased by 36.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 45.7% and child population has increased by 20.7% in the state since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gujarat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36% 36.4% 26.9% 45.7% 20.7%
Male 36% 36.5% 26.4% 43.7% 19.7%
Female 36% 36.3% 27.5% 47.8% 21.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 880 females per 1000 male in the state. Sex ratio in general caste is 875, in schedule caste is 919 and in schedule tribe is 952. There are 852 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the state. Overall sex ratio in the state has decreased by 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gujarat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 -1 8 26 15
2011 880 875 919 952 852
2001 880 876 911 926 837

Literacy

Total about 2 crore people in the state are literate, among them about 1 crore are male and about 86.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of GUJARAT is 86%. 91% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the state has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gujarat

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 2.7% 6.5%
2011 86.3% 91% 81%
2001 81.8% 88.3% 74.5%

Workers profile

GUJARAT has 36% (about 92 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 11% female population are working population. 54% 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 - Gujarat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.7% 33% 2.8% 64.3%
Male 57.2% 54.2% 2.9% 42.8%
Female 11.4% 8.8% 2.6% 88.6%