Limkheda Taluka, with population of about 3.1 lakh is Dohad district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Dohad district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 151 villages in the sub district, among them Chilakota is the most populous village with population of about 13 thousand and Kelkuva is the least populous village with population of 267. Chilakota is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 24 km2 and Kothara is the smallest with 1 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.1 lakh people, among them about 1.5 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.5 lakh (50%) are female. 35% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 63% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Limkheda taluka is 19%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 49 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 99% (about 3 lakh) live in Limkheda Sub District rural part and 1% (3924) population live in the Limkheda Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Limkheda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 306,269 106,883 6,222 193,164 57,532
Male 152,511 53,274 3,082 96,155 29,229
Female 153,758 53,609 3,140 97,009 28,303

Most populated Villages and Cities in Limkheda

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Chilakota 12816 Limkheda 3924
Methan 7842
Rai 5815
Manlli 5693
Chaidiya 5217
Agara (U) 4976
Dabhada 4612
Khirkhai 4523
Jada Kheriya 4343
Moti Bandibar 4303

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1009.

Religion wise population 2011 - Limkheda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 306,269 303,744 1,724 164 57 38 151 21 370
Male 152,511 151,201 872 83 28 23 82 13 209
Female 153,758 152,543 852 81 29 15 69 8 161

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 28% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 28.7% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 27.2%. General caste population has increased by 21.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 31.6% and child population has increased by 17% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Limkheda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28% 21.1% 43.2% 31.6% 17%
Male 27.2% 20.2% 41.1% 31% 17.6%
Female 28.7% 22.1% 45.4% 32.2% 16.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1008 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1006, in schedule caste is 1019 and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 968 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Limkheda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 15 30 9 -9
2011 1008 1006 1019 1009 968
2001 996 991 989 1000 977

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Limkheda

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Toyani 1114 Limkheda 997
Malekpur 1114
Dakara 1113
Chatki 1108
Kelkuva 1102
Chopat Palli 1100
Nani Bandibar 1080
Navagam 1078
Devdhi 1078
Juna Vadiya 1068

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 90 thousand are male and about 60 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Limkheda is 60%. 73% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Limkheda

Total Male Female
Change 13.7% 10.2% 17.3%
2011 60.3% 72.7% 48.1%
2001 46.6% 62.5% 30.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Limkheda

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Fulpari 83 Limkheda 81
Dudhiya 77
Mota Ambaliya 76
Degawada 73
Singvad 73
Palli 73
Moti Bandibar 73
Pahad 73
Jetpur (R) 73
Nani Bandibar 73

Workers profile

Limkheda has 47% (about 1.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 44% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 33% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Limkheda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.3% 24.4% 22.9% 52.7%
Male 50.4% 37.9% 12.5% 49.6%
Female 44.2% 11.1% 33.1% 55.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Limkheda

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Chilakota 23.8 Limkheda 2.4
Jada Kheriya 13.4
Manlli 12.2
Chhapri 12
Rai 11.5
Pratappura 9.9
Methan 9.9
Tarmi 9.2
Sudiya 9.1
Sarjumi 8.7