Mahuva Taluka, with population of about 1.4 lakh is Surat district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Surat district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 69 villages in the sub district, among them Anaval is the most populous village with population of 6722 and Khandal is the least populous village with population of 215. Umra is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Kadiya is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.4 lakh people, among them about 74 thousand (51%) are male and about 71 thousand (49%) are female. 17% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 81% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahuva taluka is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 32 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Mahuva taluka live in the Mahuva Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahuva

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 144,906 25,057 2,174 117,675 14,411
Male 73,547 13,349 1,121 59,077 7,390
Female 71,359 11,708 1,053 58,598 7,021

Most populated Villages in Mahuva

Villages
Name Population
Anaval 6722
Vaheval 6622
Karcheliya 5851
Mahuvariya 5143
Umra 5094
Mahuva 5050
Valvada 4510
Kos 4290
Dungari 4170
Kharvan 3908

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 973 in Muslims are 871.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahuva

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 144,906 139,263 4,193 795 18 23 475 75 64
Male 73,547 70,571 2,241 397 8 15 248 38 29
Female 71,359 68,692 1,952 398 10 8 227 37 35

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 1.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 2.1% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 1.4%. General caste population has decreased by -7.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -22%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.5% and child population has decreased by -18.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahuva

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.7% -7.2% -22% 4.5% -18.5%
Male 1.4% -6.3% -20.6% 3.8% -18.5%
Female 2.1% -8.2% -23.5% 5.1% -18.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 970 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 877, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 992. There are 950 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahuva

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 -18 -36 12 2
2011 970 877 939 992 950
2001 963 895 975 980 948

Villages with highest sex ratio in Mahuva

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Angaldhara 1292
Kachhal 1110
Dhundhesa 1108
Puna 1092
Dhamkhadi 1065
Andhatri 1060
Vadiya 1049
Khandal 1048
Jhervavra 1036
Jol 1032

Literacy

Total about 1.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 57 thousand are male and about 49 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahuva is 81%. 87% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahuva

Total Male Female
Change 11.4% 9.3% 13.7%
2011 81.1% 86.7% 75.4%
2001 69.7% 77.4% 61.7%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Mahuva

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Kadhaiya 94
Vadiya 92
Shankar Talavdi 89
Samba 88
Nihali 88
Vachhavad 88
Vagheshvar 87
Mahuva 87
Lasanpor 87
Kankariya 87

Workers profile

Mahuva has 48% (about 69 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 33% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahuva

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.8% 42.2% 5.6% 52.2%
Male 62.2% 58.1% 4.1% 37.8%
Female 33% 25.8% 7.1% 67%

Biggest Villages in Mahuva

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Umra 16.2
Vaheval 12.8
Mahuvariya 11.8
Dungari 11.2
Shekhpur 9.9
Anaval 9
Naldhara 9
Boriya 8.8
Mudat 8.6
Velanpur 8.4