Vijaynagar Taluka, with population of about 1 lakh is Sabar Kantha district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Sabar Kantha district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 85 villages in the sub district, among them Kanadar is the most populous village with population of 5643 and Bhupatgadh is the least populous village with population of 157. Bhankhra is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 23 km2 and Bogapada is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1 lakh people, among them about 52 thousand (50%) are male and about 52 thousand (50%) are female. 17% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 78% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vijaynagar taluka is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 94% (about 98 thousand) live in Vijaynagar Sub District rural part and 6% (6078) population live in the Vijaynagar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vijaynagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 103,895 17,507 4,879 81,509 16,290
Male 51,962 8,927 2,462 40,573 8,549
Female 51,933 8,580 2,417 40,936 7,741

Most populated Villages and Cities in Vijaynagar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kanadar 5643 Vijaynagar 6078
Chitariya 4221
Parosda 2783
Chithoda 2719
Kodiyavada 2717
Limda 2671
Itavadi 2495
Baleta 2365
Saroli 2361
Antarsumba 2303

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1001 in Christians are 941.

Religion wise population 2011 - Vijaynagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 103,895 101,349 819 920 8 10 686 3 100
Male 51,962 50,650 433 474 2 6 342 2 53
Female 51,933 50,699 386 446 6 4 344 1 47

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 14.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 91 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.6% which is -1.7% lower than male population growth rate of 15.3%. General caste population has increased by 1.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 18.9% and child population has increased by 1.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vijaynagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.5% 1.1% -0.7% 18.9% 1.5%
Male 15.3% 0.8% -1.6% 20.4% 1.7%
Female 13.6% 1.5% 0.2% 17.5% 1.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 999 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 905 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vijaynagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 7 18 -25 -4
2011 999 961 982 1009 905
2001 1014 954 964 1034 909

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Vijaynagar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Godhawada 1218 Vijaynagar 938
Bogapada 1139
Amodara 1121
Masota 1103
Bhatela 1102
Dagla 1100
Chikno 1099
Bhagorapada 1082
Vasai 1079
Rajpur 1076

Literacy

Total about 67 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 39 thousand are male and about 28 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vijaynagar is 76%. 90% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vijaynagar

Total Male Female
Change 9.1% 6.7% 11.2%
2011 76.3% 89.7% 63.2%
2001 67.2% 83% 52%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Vijaynagar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Samaiya 89 Vijaynagar 83
Jusavada 86
Biladiya 85
Movatpura 85
Masota 84
Chitrodi 84
Kanadar 84
Piploti 84
Limda 84
Parvath 83

Workers profile

Vijaynagar has 42% (about 44 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 36% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 28% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vijaynagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.3% 22.2% 20.2% 57.7%
Male 48.5% 35.8% 12.7% 51.5%
Female 36.1% 8.5% 27.6% 63.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Vijaynagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bhankhra 23.2 Vijaynagar 5.8
Khervada 20.1
Kanadar 19.2
Itavadi 19.1
Chitariya 17.2
Antarsumba 12.7
Abhapur 12.3
Zer 11
Saroli 10.8
Vandhol 10.6