Mandvi Taluka, with population of about 2 lakh is Kachchh district's the 6th least populous sub district, located in Kachchh district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 92 villages in the sub district, among them Bidada is the most populous village with population of 9359 and Pyaka is the least populous village with population of 9. Faradi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 59 km2 and Sabhrai Nani is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Mandvi Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 1 lakh (51%) are male and about 99 thousand (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mandvi taluka is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 42 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 75% (about 1.5 lakh) live in Mandvi Sub District rural part and 25% (about 51 thousand) population live in the Mandvi Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mandvi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 203,373 172,263 27,062 4,048 27,256
Male 103,983 88,162 13,695 2,126 14,114
Female 99,390 84,101 13,367 1,922 13,142

Most populated Villages and Cities in Mandvi

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bidada 9359 Mandvi 51376
Gadhsisa 8970
Koday 6819
Gundiyali 6377
Maska 5617
Godhra 4415
Nana Bhadiya 4318
Durgapar 4179
Rayan Moti 3822
Talvana 3497

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 72% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 26% 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 945 in Muslims are 987 and in Jains are 1035.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mandvi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 203,373 145,897 53,145 256 177 16 3,773 8 101
Male 103,983 75,009 26,753 155 142 6 1,854 4 60
Female 99,390 70,888 26,392 101 35 10 1,919 4 41

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 19.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.3% which is -3.9% lower than male population growth rate of 21.2%. General caste population has increased by 22.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 28%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -54.9% and child population has increased by 7.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mandvi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.2% 22.6% 28% -54.9% 7.7%
Male 21.2% 25.2% 27% -53.7% 8%
Female 17.3% 20.1% 29% -56.1% 7.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 956 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 954, in schedule caste is 976 and in schedule tribe is 904. There are 931 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 decreased by 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mandvi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -32 -40 15 -49 -6
2011 956 954 976 904 931
2001 988 994 961 953 937

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Mandvi

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Pyaka 1250 Mandvi 970
Gandhigram 1234
Rampar 1189
Bhada 1179
Vinganiya 1144
Vada 1124
Jamthada 1094
Mapar 1092
Virani 1088
Makda 1083

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 75 thousand are male and about 57 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mandvi is 75%. 83% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mandvi

Total Male Female
Change 5.1% 3.2% 6.7%
2011 75.1% 83.2% 66.6%
2001 70% 80% 59.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Mandvi

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Pyaka 89 Mandvi 80
Dujapar 89
Mamaymora 85
Nagalpar 82
Gangapar 82
Rajpar 81
Gandhigram 81
Virani 81
Bhadai Nani 81
Gadhsisa 80

Workers profile

Mandvi has 39% (about 80 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 21% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mandvi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.4% 33.2% 6.2% 60.6%
Male 57.3% 53.7% 3.6% 42.7%
Female 20.6% 11.8% 8.8% 79.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mandvi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Faradi 58.7 Mandvi 14.9
Bhadai Moti 41.9
Koday 38.7
Godhra 38.4
Bada 37.3
Kotdi 37.1
Bambhadai 35.8
Gadhsisa 33.5
Vandh 33
Layja Mota 30.7