Barwala Taluka, with population of about 76 thousand is Ahmadabad district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Ahmadabad district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 26 villages in the sub district, among them Hebatpur is the most populous village with population of 6339 and Pipariya is the least populous village with population of 120. Hebatpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 73 km2 and Timbla is the smallest with 2 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 76 thousand people, among them about 39 thousand (52%) are male and about 37 thousand (48%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barwala taluka is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 76% (about 58 thousand) live in Barwala Sub District rural part and 24% (about 18 thousand) population live in the Barwala Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barwala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 75,986 70,507 5,324 155 10,662
Male 39,440 36,594 2,765 81 5,636
Female 36,546 33,913 2,559 74 5,026

Most populated Villages and Cities in Barwala

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Hebatpur 6339 Barwala 17951
Navda 6164
Khambhada 3994
Rojid 3613
Salangpur 3508
Sodhi 3365
Rampura 3229
Kapadiyali 2961
Bela 2813
Chokdi 2811

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 927 in Muslims are 925.

Religion wise population 2011 - Barwala

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 75,986 73,234 2,360 63 14 6 267 3 39
Male 39,440 38,010 1,226 31 7 3 131 1 31
Female 36,546 35,224 1,134 32 7 3 136 2 8

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 67 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 12.8%. General caste population has increased by 13.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 74.2% and child population has decreased by -2.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barwala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.9% 13.9% 0.1% 74.2% -2.2%
Male 12.8% 13.7% 1.3% 80% -3.6%
Female 13% 14.2% -1.1% 68.2% -0.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 927 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 927, in schedule caste is 925 and in schedule tribe is 914. There are 892 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barwala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2 4 -23 -64 27
2011 927 927 925 914 892
2001 925 923 948 978 865

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Barwala

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dhadhodar 1044 Barwala 923
Pipariya 1034
Khamidana 1033
Shahpur 1015
Chokdi 999
Ankevaliya 980
Rojid 963
Chachariya 962
Vadhela 956
Vahiya 953

Literacy

Total about 46 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 27 thousand are male and about 19 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barwala is 70%. 81% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barwala

Total Male Female
Change 9.0% 6.3% 12.0%
2011 70.3% 81% 58.9%
2001 61.3% 74.7% 46.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Barwala

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Shahpur 81 Barwala 75
Timbla 81
Kapadiyali 77
Sodhi 77
Hebatpur 76
Ankevaliya 74
Salangpur 74
Jharvaliya 73
Polarpur 73
Khamidana 72

Workers profile

Barwala has 42% (about 32 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 27% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barwala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.8% 34.3% 7.5% 58.2%
Male 56% 51.8% 4.2% 44%
Female 26.5% 15.4% 11.2% 73.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Barwala

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Hebatpur 72.6 Barwala 32
Navda 43.8
Sodhi 41.3
Sangasar 32.3
Rojid 22.4
Dhadhodar 22.1
Chokdi 19.6
Vadhela 18.3
Salangpur 17.5
Nabhoi 15.8