Bavla Taluka, with population of about 1.6 lakh is Ahmadabad district's the 6th least populous sub district, located in Ahmadabad district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 45 villages in the sub district, among them Kavitha is the most populous village with population of 7591 and Amipura is the least populous village with population of 611. Shiyal is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 73 km2 and Hasannagar is the smallest with 3 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Bavla Municipality and Out Growth; and Bavla Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.6 lakh people, among them about 82 thousand (52%) are male and about 76 thousand (48%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bavla taluka is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 32 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 73% (about 1.2 lakh) live in Bavla Sub District rural part and 27% (about 42 thousand) population live in the Bavla Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bavla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 158,191 132,639 15,606 9,946 23,210
Male 82,432 69,158 8,166 5,108 12,352
Female 75,759 63,481 7,440 4,838 10,858

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bavla

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kavitha 7591 Bavla 42458
Shiyal 7485 Bavla 36206
Durgi 6008
Gangad 5660
Bagodara 5088
Rupal 4418
Mithapur 3522
Kesaradi 3519
Nanodara 3329
Metal 3251

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 918 in Muslims are 951.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bavla

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 158,191 150,577 7,134 85 23 4 264 1 103
Male 82,432 78,515 3,656 49 15 1 139 1 56
Female 75,759 72,062 3,478 36 8 3 125 0 47

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 17.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 18.2% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 16.1%. General caste population has increased by 17.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.8% and child population has increased by 5.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bavla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.1% 17.8% 5.5% 28.8% 5.6%
Male 16.1% 16.8% 4.5% 28.7% 5.8%
Female 18.2% 18.9% 6.7% 28.8% 5.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 919 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 911 and in schedule tribe is 947. There are 879 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bavla

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 16 19 1 -3
2011 919 918 911 947 879
2001 903 902 892 946 882

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bavla

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Amipura 1078 Bavla 900
Ranesar 993 Bavla 895
Kaliveji 975
Chiyada 973
Nanodara 969
Kochariya 960
Bagodara 960
Bhayla 950
Dhedhal 947
Dhingda 945

Literacy

Total about 95 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 57 thousand are male and about 38 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bavla is 70%. 81% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bavla

Total Male Female
Change 9.1% 5.6% 13.2%
2011 70.1% 81.2% 58.2%
2001 61% 75.6% 45%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bavla

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Memar 87 Bavla 85
Rupal 84 Bavla 85
Kerala 82
Chhabasar 81
Bhayla 79
Dhanwada 78
Gundanapara 77
Saljada 75
Juval Rupavati 75
Sakodara 73

Workers profile

Bavla has 42% (about 66 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 25% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bavla

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42% 35% 7% 58%
Male 57.3% 53.8% 3.5% 42.7%
Female 25.4% 14.6% 10.8% 74.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bavla

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Shiyal 73.2 Bavla 46.7
Mithapur 45.8 Bavla 46.7
Gangad 37
Bagodara 33.7
Durgi 32.5
Nanodara 27.2
Dumali 24.8
Kesaradi 23.6
Kaliveji 23.3
Dhingda 22