Dhandhuka Taluka, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Ahmadabad district's the 5th least populous sub district, located in Ahmadabad district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 69 villages in the sub district, among them Bajarda is the most populous village with population of 4488 and Bhimtalav is the least populous village with population of 122. Bavliyari is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 142 km2 and Anandpur is the smallest with 4 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 76 thousand (52%) are male and about 69 thousand (48%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhandhuka taluka is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 27 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 78% (about 1.1 lakh) live in Dhandhuka Sub District rural part and 22% (about 32 thousand) population live in the Dhandhuka Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhandhuka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 145,252 132,730 12,167 355 18,969
Male 75,784 69,162 6,445 177 10,094
Female 69,468 63,568 5,722 178 8,875

Most populated Villages and Cities in Dhandhuka

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bajarda 4488 Dhandhuka 32475
Adval 3455
Galsana 3290
Padana 3259
Rojka 3257
Bavliyari 3010
Akru 3009
Kotda 2981
Fedra 2947
Chandarva 2903

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 914 in Muslims are 941.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dhandhuka

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 145,252 128,483 15,832 131 20 11 698 0 77
Male 75,784 67,131 8,156 66 13 7 361 0 50
Female 69,468 61,352 7,676 65 7 4 337 0 27

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 7.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 7.9% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 7.9%. General caste population has increased by 9.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -4.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19.9% and child population has decreased by -10% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhandhuka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.9% 9.1% -4.2% 19.9% -10%
Male 7.9% 9.2% -4.5% 14.9% -10.5%
Female 7.9% 9% -3.8% 25.4% -9.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 917 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 888 and in schedule tribe is 1006. 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 decreased by 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhandhuka

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 -2 6 84 11
2011 917 919 888 1006 879
2001 917 921 882 922 868

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Dhandhuka

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chharodiya 1024 Dhandhuka 910
Ratanpur 995
Jaska 992
Buranpur 990
Chandarva 984
Fattepur 980
Jaliya 978
Kamiyala 975
Pipli 971
Pipal 964

Literacy

Total about 93 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 56 thousand are male and about 38 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhandhuka is 74%. 85% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhandhuka

Total Male Female
Change 8.2% 5.1% 11.5%
2011 73.7% 84.6% 61.9%
2001 65.5% 79.5% 50.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Dhandhuka

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Khasta 88 Dhandhuka 81
Khadol 87
Otariya 87
Kharad 83
Haripura 82
Pipal 82
Anandpur 82
Kothadiya 81
Bhimtalav 81
Vasana 81

Workers profile

Dhandhuka has 40% (about 59 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 24% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhandhuka

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.3% 31.3% 9% 59.7%
Male 55.7% 49.2% 6.5% 44.3%
Female 23.5% 11.8% 11.7% 76.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Dhandhuka

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bavliyari 141.7 Dhandhuka 62.7
Navagam 94.3
Bhangadh 83.1
Rahtalav 63.5
Ambli 55.6
Gogla 55.4
Bhadiyad 49.7
Kharad 47.7
Dholera 45.8
Pachchham 41.4