Kamrej Taluka, with population of about 1.8 lakh is Surat district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Surat district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 68 villages in the sub district, among them Kamrej is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Tharoli is the least populous village with population of 194. Ghala is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 21 km2 and Mirapur is the smallest with 1 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.8 lakh people, among them about 97 thousand (53%) are male and about 87 thousand (47%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 32% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kamrej taluka is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 39 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 97% (about 1.8 lakh) live in Kamrej Sub District rural part and 3% (6137) population live in the Kamrej Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kamrej

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 184,554 116,124 9,911 58,519 22,661
Male 97,277 62,959 4,951 29,367 11,890
Female 87,277 53,165 4,960 29,152 10,771

Most populated Villages and Cities in Kamrej

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kamrej 16078 Amboli 6137
Kholvad 15535
Laskana 15318
Kathor 13783
Navagam 10945
Vav 7053
Umbhel 4853
Ghala 4550
Navi Paradi 4474
Sevni 3850

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 891 in Muslims are 950.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kamrej

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 184,554 162,047 20,499 260 119 29 1,433 47 120
Male 97,277 85,693 10,513 137 60 18 760 25 71
Female 87,277 76,354 9,986 123 59 11 673 22 49

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 7.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 5.2% which is -3.7% lower than male population growth rate of 8.9%. General caste population has increased by 22.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -24.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -9.4% and child population has decreased by -11.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kamrej

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.1% 22.7% -24.3% -9.4% -11.8%
Male 8.9% 26.3% -24.6% -10.8% -11.6%
Female 5.2% 18.7% -24% -7.9% -11.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 897 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 844, in schedule caste is 1002 and in schedule tribe is 993. There are 906 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kamrej

Total General SC ST Child
Change -31 -54 9 32 -2
2011 897 844 1002 993 906
2001 928 898 993 961 908

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kamrej

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dharutha 1112 Amboli 874
Antroli 1098
Chikhli 1092
Delad 1074
Dethli 1069
Pali 1045
Karjan 1028
Khanpur 1028
Pasodara 1028
Machhi 1025

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 72 thousand are male and about 56 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kamrej is 79%. 84% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kamrej

Total Male Female
Change 15.1% 13.8% 16.1%
2011 78.9% 84.1% 73.1%
2001 63.8% 70.3% 57%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kamrej

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ghaludi 89 Amboli 81
Navagam 88
Kathor 87
Vav 85
Koli Bharthana 85
Navi Paradi 85
Dungra 85
Tharoli 83
Valthan 83
Bhairav 83

Workers profile

Kamrej has 44% (about 81 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 24% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kamrej

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.6% 40.8% 2.8% 56.4%
Male 61.1% 58.1% 3% 38.9%
Female 24.2% 21.5% 2.7% 75.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kamrej

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Ghala 21.5 Amboli 3.8
Vav 13.5
Karjan 12.3
Kathor 11.1
Kamrej 10.7
Dhoran Paradi 10.5
Abrama 10.3
Timba 10.2
Vihan 8.9
Sevni 8.6