Mandvi Taluka, with population of about 2 lakh is Surat district's the 5th least populous sub district, located in Surat district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 133 villages in the sub district, among them Tadkeshvar is the most populous village with population of 9786 and Birama is the least populous village with population of 8. Tadkeshvar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 36 km2 and Mahudi is the smallest with 1 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 98 thousand (50%) are male and about 98 thousand (50%) are female. 22% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 77% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mandvi taluka is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 43 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 91% (about 1.8 lakh) live in Mandvi Sub District rural part and 9% (about 18 thousand) population live in the Mandvi Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mandvi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 195,949 43,021 1,908 151,020 20,429
Male 98,124 22,175 964 74,985 10,421
Female 97,825 20,846 944 76,035 10,008

Most populated Villages and Cities in Mandvi

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Tadkeshvar 9786 Mandvi 18214
Baudhan 5729
Areth 4692
Nogama 4652
Ghantoli 4138
Godavadi 3915
Patal 3368
Salaiya 3085
Karanj 2878
Amalsadi 2775

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1000 in Muslims are 936 and in Christians are 1075.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mandvi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 195,949 179,848 11,211 3,555 31 5 733 142 424
Male 98,124 89,939 5,792 1,713 16 4 383 73 204
Female 97,825 89,909 5,419 1,842 15 1 350 69 220

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 5.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 6.1% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 4.7%. General caste population has increased by 7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -61%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 7.3% and child population has decreased by -17% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mandvi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.4% 7% -61% 7.3% -17%
Male 4.7% 6.1% -61.7% 6.6% -17%
Female 6.1% 7.8% -60.2% 7.9% -16.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, in schedule caste is 979 and in schedule tribe is 1014. There are 960 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mandvi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 15 36 12 1
2011 997 940 979 1014 960
2001 983 925 943 1002 959

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Mandvi

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Birama 1667 Mandvi 964
Rupan 1540
Ambapor 1176
Dadakui 1159
Kolsana 1129
Kolkhadi 1125
Pipalvan 1112
Gamtalav Khurd 1107
Munjlav 1107
Jamankuva Bar 1100

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 68 thousand are male and about 56 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mandvi is 71%. 78% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mandvi

Total Male Female
Change 11.9% 10.5% 13.5%
2011 70.8% 77.8% 63.8%
2001 58.9% 67.3% 50.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Mandvi

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Karanj 87 Mandvi 85
Varethi 87
Vareli 85
Karanjvan 84
Godsamba 83
Birama 83
Soli 83
Gamtalav Bujrang 83
Ushker Khurd 81
Tadkeshvar 81

Workers profile

Mandvi has 52% (about 1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 43% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mandvi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.3% 42.6% 9.7% 47.7%
Male 61.8% 56.8% 5% 38.2%
Female 42.7% 28.3% 14.4% 57.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mandvi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Tadkeshvar 36.2 Mandvi 7.6
Baudhan 19
Nogama 14.6
Tuked 13.1
Moti Cher 12.8
Ghantoli 12.6
Patal 11.1
Vareth 10.3
Uteva 9.9
Naren 9.3