Mundra Taluka, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Kachchh district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Kachchh district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 59 villages in the sub district, among them Baroi is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Babiya is the least populous village with population of 104. Beraja is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 42 km2 and Toda is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Mundra Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 90 thousand (59%) are male and about 63 thousand (41%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mundra taluka is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 35 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 87% (about 1.3 lakh) live in Mundra Sub District rural part and 13% (about 20 thousand) population live in the Mundra Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mundra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 153,219 130,929 20,311 1,979 21,623
Male 89,871 78,199 10,616 1,056 11,206
Female 63,348 52,730 9,695 923 10,417

Most populated Villages and Cities in Mundra

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Baroi 14954 Mundra 20338
Tunda 12471
Moti Bhujpar 9278
Nana Kapaya 8883
Samagoga 7704
Jarpara 7352
Bhadresar 4552
Kandagara Mota 4461
Luni 3379
Dhrab 3281

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 19% 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 679 in Muslims are 839 and in Jains are 1067.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mundra

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 153,219 120,575 29,121 326 943 33 2,158 7 56
Male 89,871 71,829 15,839 218 875 21 1,044 4 41
Female 63,348 48,746 13,282 108 68 12 1,114 3 15

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 84.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 83 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 55.7% which is -56.7% lower than male population growth rate of 112.4%. General caste population has increased by 102.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 46.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -55.5% and child population has increased by 58.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mundra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 84.6% 102.3% 46.8% -55.5% 58.7%
Male 112.4% 137.9% 48.1% -53.6% 58.1%
Female 55.7% 65.5% 45.4% -57.5% 59.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 705 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 674, in schedule caste is 913 and in schedule tribe is 874. There are 930 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 257 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mundra

Total General SC ST Child
Change -257 -295 -17 -82 7
2011 705 674 913 874 930
2001 962 969 930 956 923

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Mundra

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kuvay 1160 Mundra 868
Bagda 1107
Depa 1047
Vagura 1044
Borana 1038
Fachariya 1024
Hatdi 1013
Raga 1000
Kukadsar 996
Ratadiya 993

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 67 thousand are male and about 35 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mundra is 77%. 85% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mundra

Total Male Female
Change 13.8% 10.1% 14.1%
2011 77.4% 84.9% 66.1%
2001 63.6% 74.8% 52%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Mundra

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Baroi 88 Mundra 83
Nana Kapaya 87
Mota Kapaya 85
Pavdiara 85
Tunda 84
Toda 83
Navinal 83
Samagoga 82
Ramaniya 80
Babiya 80

Workers profile

Mundra has 45% (about 70 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 67% male and 14% female population are working population. 65% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mundra

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45.4% 42.1% 3.3% 54.6%
Male 67.4% 64.9% 2.5% 32.6%
Female 14.2% 9.8% 4.4% 85.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mundra

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Beraja 42 Mundra 20.8
Bhadresar 38.4
Vadala 36.4
Moti Bhujpar 33
Jarpara 31.9
Vanki 31.1
Patri 29.5
Deshalpar 29.3
Luni 28
Gundala 24.6