Nizar Taluka, with population of about 1.3 lakh is Tapi district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Tapi district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 51 villages in the sub district, among them Shale is the most populous village with population of about 13 thousand and Hol is the least populous village with population of 83. Kvelde is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 24 km2 and Chokhiamli is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.3 lakh people, among them about 64 thousand (50%) are male and about 66 thousand (50%) 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 Nizar taluka is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 28 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nizar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 129,969 22,665 2,261 105,043 16,464
Male 64,433 11,627 1,137 51,669 8,519
Female 65,536 11,038 1,124 53,374 7,945

Most populated Villages in Nizar

Villages
Name Population
Shale 13149
Fulwadi 12368
Kvelde 7511
Raygadh 7483
Nizar 7416
Mataval 6083
Balambe 5345
Harduli Digar 4855
Khodada 4169
Ziribeda 3003

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 2% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1018 in Muslims are 942 and in Buddhists are 1029.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nizar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 129,969 125,239 2,629 477 12 1,124 167 141 180
Male 64,433 62,048 1,354 235 6 554 82 71 83
Female 65,536 63,191 1,275 242 6 570 85 70 97

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 23.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 23% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of 23.7%. General caste population has increased by 15.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 25.3% and child population has increased by 6.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nizar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.3% 15.3% 20.4% 25.3% 6.1%
Male 23.7% 14.6% 23.6% 25.9% 6.3%
Female 23% 15.9% 17.3% 24.7% 5.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1017 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 989 and in schedule tribe is 1033. There are 933 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nizar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 10 -52 -10 -4
2011 1017 949 989 1033 933
2001 1023 939 1041 1043 937

Villages with highest sex ratio in Nizar

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Umja 1130
Aste Tarfe Budhaval 1124
Medhpur 1110
Rajpur 1089
Taranda 1086
Sulvade 1086
Moramba 1077
Hol 1075
Varpada 1060
Ziribeda 1055

Literacy

Total about 69 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 39 thousand are male and about 30 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nizar is 61%. 71% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nizar

Total Male Female
Change 11.0% 7.9% 14.0%
2011 61.1% 70.6% 51.9%
2001 50.1% 62.7% 37.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Nizar

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Vyaval 76
Ziribeda 72
Borde 71
Mubarakpur 70
Bhil Bhavali 69
Borikuwa 69
Chirmati 69
Moramba 68
Medhpur 68
Fulwadi 68

Workers profile

Nizar has 53% (about 69 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 45% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nizar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 53% 42.1% 10.9% 47%
Male 61.6% 55.1% 6.5% 38.4%
Female 44.6% 29.4% 15.2% 55.4%

Biggest Villages in Nizar

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kvelde 24
Raygadh 18.6
Nizar 13.7
Kothli Budrak 9.2
Bhil Jamboli 8
Vyaval 7.6
Bahurupa 7.5
Sadagvan 7.3
Balde 6.8
Fulwadi 6.3