Vyara Taluka, with population of about 2.7 lakh is Tapi district's the most populous sub district, located in Tapi district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 148 villages in the sub district, among them Unchamala is the most populous village with population of 8830 and Chhevdi is the least populous village with population of 104. Amania is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 20 km2 and Rampura Najik is the smallest with 1 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.7 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (50%) are female. 14% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 85% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vyara taluka is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 59 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 2.3 lakh) live in Vyara Sub District rural part and 15% (about 40 thousand) population live in the Vyara Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vyara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 268,289 38,157 2,519 227,613 26,553
Male 133,335 19,684 1,269 112,382 13,525
Female 134,954 18,473 1,250 115,231 13,028

Most populated Villages and Cities in Vyara

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Unchamala 8830 Vyara 39789
Dolvan 7179
Pati 5144
Borkhadi 4609
Bedkuva Dur 4008
Gadat 3974
Beda Raypura 3912
Kalakva 3841
Kelkui 3781
Antapur 3591

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 5% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1010 in Christians are 1093 and in Muslims are 979.

Religion wise population 2011 - Vyara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 268,289 245,797 6,700 13,623 81 106 1,011 186 785
Male 133,335 122,296 3,386 6,508 42 67 537 96 403
Female 134,954 123,501 3,314 7,115 39 39 474 90 382

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 7.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 8.2% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 6.6%. General caste population has increased by 7.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -4.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 7.6% and child population has decreased by -17.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vyara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.4% 7.3% -4.2% 7.6% -17.1%
Male 6.6% 5% 0.2% 7% -17.8%
Female 8.2% 9.8% -8.2% 8.2% -16.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1012 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 938, in schedule caste is 985 and in schedule tribe is 1025. There are 963 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 increased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vyara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 40 -90 11 16
2011 1012 938 985 1025 963
2001 997 898 1075 1014 947

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Vyara

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Garpani 1361 Vyara 975
Dhongi Amba 1203
Katgadh 1188
Chhevdi 1167
Malotha 1166
Nana Satsila 1162
Rupvada 1132
Maypur 1129
Chhirma 1114
Varjakhan 1111

Literacy

Total about 1.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 96 thousand are male and about 83 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vyara is 74%. 80% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vyara

Total Male Female
Change 11.2% 9.5% 13.0%
2011 74.1% 80.3% 68%
2001 62.9% 70.8% 55%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Vyara

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kalakva 91 Vyara 86
Kanpura 89
Dhongi Amba 88
Panvadi 87
Tichakpura 87
Katgadh 86
Ambiya 86
Unchamala 83
Kakadva 83
Bhurivel 82

Workers profile

Vyara has 56% (about 1.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 50% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vyara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56.3% 43% 13.2% 43.7%
Male 62.9% 54.3% 8.6% 37.1%
Female 49.7% 31.8% 17.9% 50.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Vyara

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Amania 20.4 Vyara 7.9
Dolvan 17.9
Borkhadi 14
Padam Dungari 13.7
Takiamba 13.3
Chunawadi 12.2
Besaniya 11.8
Antapur 11.6
Kelkui 10.6
Khushalpura 10.5