Lakhpat Taluka, with population of about 63 thousand is Kachchh district's the least populous sub district, located in Kachchh district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 86 villages in the sub district, among them Panandhro is the most populous village with population of 9987 and Koteshvar is the least populous village with population of 5. Nara is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 112 km2 and Koteshvar is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 63 thousand people, among them about 32 thousand (52%) are male and about 30 thousand (48%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lakhpat taluka is 18%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Lakhpat taluka live in the Lakhpat Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lakhpat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 62,552 55,665 6,379 508 10,966
Male 32,274 28,709 3,305 260 5,654
Female 30,278 26,956 3,074 248 5,312

Most populated Villages in Lakhpat

Villages
Name Population
Panandhro 9987
Dayapar 4398
Ghaduli 2460
Nara 2265
Matana Madh 2259
Kotda 1814
Kapurasi 1764
Fulra 1497
Bhadara Mota 1495
Mindhiyari 1422

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 57% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 41% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 909 in Muslims are 983 and in Sikhs are 863.

Religion wise population 2011 - Lakhpat

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 62,552 35,747 25,773 96 855 17 33 0 31
Male 32,274 18,725 12,996 48 459 7 16 0 23
Female 30,278 17,022 12,777 48 396 10 17 0 8

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 24.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 50 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 25.5% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 24.1%. General caste population has increased by 30.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -76.5% and child population has increased by 14.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lakhpat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.8% 30.4% 21% -76.5% 14.9%
Male 24.1% 29.7% 20.4% -76.6% 15.4%
Female 25.5% 31.2% 21.6% -76.4% 14.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 939, in schedule caste is 930 and in schedule tribe is 954. There are 940 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lakhpat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 11 8 12 -9
2011 938 939 930 954 940
2001 928 928 922 942 949

Villages with highest sex ratio in Lakhpat

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Dedrani 2000
Suja Vandh 1316
Kanoj 1203
Tahera 1143
Chamra 1135
Ramaniya 1091
Akari 1082
Kunri 1079
Bhudha (Budha) 1067
Pipar 1054

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lakhpat is 62%. 73% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lakhpat

Total Male Female
Change 12.3% 10.8% 14.2%
2011 62.1% 72.6% 50.9%
2001 49.8% 61.8% 36.7%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Lakhpat

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Naredi 88
Koteshvar 80
Chher Nani 79
Panandhro 79
Dhareshi 79
Dolatpar 78
Baiyavo 75
Dayapar 75
Ghaduli 73
Narayan Sarovar 73

Workers profile

Lakhpat has 34% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 13% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lakhpat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.3% 30.3% 4% 65.7%
Male 53.8% 50.3% 3.5% 46.2%
Female 13.5% 9% 4.4% 86.5%

Biggest Villages in Lakhpat

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Nara 111.6
Panandhro 58.5
Guneri 52.3
Matana Madh 51.9
Pipar 49.9
Baranda 49.5
Mindhiyari 48.8
Dayapar 47.6
Mudhan 43.8
Bhadara Mota 40.5