Mandvi Municipality, with population of about 51 thousand is Mandvi sub district's only municipality located in Mandvi sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Mandvi municipality is 15 km2. Population density of the city is 3450 persons per km2. There are 9 wards in the city, among them Mandvi Ward No 02 is the most populous ward with population of 9301 and Mandvi Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 3295.

Nearest railway station is Bhuj which is 58 km far from here. Mandvi is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Bhuj which is 58 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 437 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 336 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 14.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 51 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (51%) are male and about 25 thousand (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mandvi municipality is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 10 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mandvi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51,376 46,545 4,766 65 6,181
Male 26,075 23,580 2,464 31 3,197
Female 25,301 22,965 2,302 34 2,984

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 60% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 37% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 945 in Muslims are 1013 and in Jains are 986.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mandvi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 51,376 30,732 18,850 96 34 5 1,589 7 63
Male 26,075 15,800 9,365 53 17 3 800 3 34
Female 25,301 14,932 9,485 43 17 2 789 4 29

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 21.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 42 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 22% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 20.6%. General caste population has increased by 29.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -97.7% and child population has increased by 12.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mandvi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.3% 29.8% 29.1% -97.7% 12.7%
Male 20.6% 29.1% 27% -97.8% 13.9%
Female 22% 30.6% 31.5% -97.6% 11.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 970 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 974, in schedule caste is 934 and in schedule tribe is 1097. There are 933 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mandvi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 12 31 100 -21
2011 970 974 934 1097 933
2001 959 962 903 997 954

Literacy

Total about 36 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 20 thousand are male and about 16 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mandvi is 80%. 88% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mandvi

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 2.4% 6.5%
2011 80.4% 88.1% 72.5%
2001 76% 85.7% 66%

Workers profile

Mandvi has 32% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 9% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mandvi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.3% 29.4% 2.9% 67.7%
Male 54.6% 51.6% 3% 45.4%
Female 9.3% 6.5% 2.8% 90.7%