Himatnagar Municipality, with population of about 81 thousand is Himatnagar sub district's only municipality located in Himatnagar sub district of Sabar Kantha district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Himatnagar municipality is 9 km2. Population density of the city is 9199 persons per km2. There are 12 wards in the city, among them Himatnagar Ward No 10 is the most populous ward with population of 8835 and Himatnagar Ward No 08 is the least populous ward with population of 4481.

Nearest railway station is Himatnagar which is within the city. Himatnagar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Himatnagar. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 55 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 688 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 81 thousand people, among them about 42 thousand (52%) are male and about 39 thousand (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Himatnagar municipality is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 17 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Himatnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 81,137 71,626 6,163 3,348 9,411
Male 42,259 37,313 3,177 1,769 5,179
Female 38,878 34,313 2,986 1,579 4,232

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 21% 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 907 in Muslims are 963 and in Jains are 914.

Religion wise population 2011 - Himatnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 81,137 61,127 16,763 296 254 12 2,616 1 68
Male 42,259 32,046 8,540 141 111 6 1,367 0 48
Female 38,878 29,081 8,223 155 143 6 1,249 1 20

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 43.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 56 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 44.9% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 42.6%. General caste population has increased by 41.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 57.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 87.9% and child population has increased by 38% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Himatnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 43.7% 41.1% 57.9% 87.9% 38%
Male 42.6% 40% 56.7% 86.2% 35.9%
Female 44.9% 42.2% 59.3% 89.8% 40.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 920, in schedule caste is 940 and in schedule tribe is 893. There are 817 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Himatnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 14 15 17 27
2011 920 920 940 893 817
2001 906 906 925 876 790

Literacy

Total about 63 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 34 thousand are male and about 28 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Himatnagar is 87%. 92% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Himatnagar

Total Male Female
Change 2.8% 1.4% 4.3%
2011 87.2% 91.9% 82.1%
2001 84.4% 90.5% 77.8%

Workers profile

Himatnagar has 32% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 10% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Himatnagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.1% 30% 2.2% 67.9%
Male 52.4% 50.2% 2.3% 47.6%
Female 10% 8% 2% 90%