Devgadbaria Taluka, with population of about 2.5 lakh is Dohad district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Dohad district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 86 villages in the sub district, among them Piplod is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Amli Zoz is the least populous village with population of 320. Sevaniya is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 26 km2 and Amli Zoz is the smallest with 2 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.5 lakh people, among them about 1.2 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (50%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 20% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Devgadbaria taluka is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 40 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 92% (about 2.3 lakh) live in Devgadbaria Sub District rural part and 8% (about 21 thousand) population live in the Devgadbaria Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Devgadbaria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 249,335 189,984 9,421 49,930 42,129
Male 124,446 94,887 4,672 24,887 21,719
Female 124,889 95,097 4,749 25,043 20,410

Most populated Villages and Cities in Devgadbaria

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Piplod 10304 Devgadbaria 21030
Antela 7863
Sevaniya 7609
Guna 6236
Ruvabari 6176
Bhathwada 5697
Saliya 5638
Moti Khajuri 5437
Dangariya 5327
Toyani 5323

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 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1006 in Muslims are 966.

Religion wise population 2011 - Devgadbaria

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 249,335 237,915 11,003 101 53 41 69 11 142
Male 124,446 118,621 5,596 54 30 23 36 6 80
Female 124,889 119,294 5,407 47 23 18 33 5 62

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 19.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 20.6% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 18.9%. General caste population has increased by 24.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.6% and child population has increased by 7.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Devgadbaria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.8% 24.7% 23% 3.6% 7.7%
Male 18.9% 24.1% 21.7% 2.2% 11%
Female 20.6% 25.3% 24.3% 5.1% 4.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1004 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1002, in schedule caste is 1016 and in schedule tribe is 1006. There are 940 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 59 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Devgadbaria

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 10 20 27 -59
2011 1004 1002 1016 1006 940
2001 989 992 996 979 999

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Devgadbaria

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Amli Zoz 1148 Devgadbaria 942
Bhular 1117
Rebari 1088
Gamdi 1085
Saliya 1083
Bhadbha 1081
Diviya 1076
Hindoliya 1075
Bhathwada 1073
Nani Khajuri 1067

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 80 thousand are male and about 51 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Devgadbaria is 63%. 77% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Devgadbaria

Total Male Female
Change 13.9% 10.5% 17.7%
2011 63% 77.5% 48.8%
2001 49.1% 67% 31.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Devgadbaria

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Satkunda 73 Devgadbaria 79
Ratadiya 73
Gamdi 72
Toyani 72
Baina 70
Piplod 69
Asayadi 69
Vadodar 68
Moti Zari 68
Dabhva (Sagtala) 68

Workers profile

Devgadbaria has 49% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 44% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 32% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Devgadbaria

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49% 26.4% 22.6% 51%
Male 53.9% 40.9% 13% 46.1%
Female 44.2% 12% 32.2% 55.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Devgadbaria

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Sevaniya 25.8 Devgadbaria 9.5
Sagtala 22.1
Chhasiya (Sadadiya) 17.4
Dangariya 15.7
Guna 15.3
Antela 14.7
Ruvabari 14.5
Ankali 11.2
Baina 11
Piplod 10.4