Sanand Municipality, with population of about 42 thousand is Sanand sub district's only municipality located in Sanand sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Sanand municipality is 158 km2. Population density of the city is 263 persons per km2. There are 23 wards in the city, among them Changodar (og) Ward No 19 (rural Mdds Code:511624) is the most populous ward with population of 7873 and Sanand (rural) (gibpura) (og) Ward No 10 (rural Mdds Code:511622) is the least populous ward with population of 1872.

Nearest railway station is Sanand which is within the city. Sanand is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ahmadabad which is 25 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 45 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 852 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 42 thousand people, among them about 22 thousand (53%) are male and about 20 thousand (47%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sanand municipality is 12%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 8628 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sanand

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 41,530 35,019 6,098 413 5,000
Male 22,016 18,575 3,211 230 2,798
Female 19,514 16,444 2,887 183 2,202

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 28.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 28.1% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 28.2%. General caste population has increased by 24.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 41.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 612.1% and child population has increased by 12.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sanand

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28.1% 24.9% 41.1% 612.1% 12.2%
Male 28.2% 24.9% 41.1% 618.8% 11.8%
Female 28.1% 24.9% 41.1% 603.8% 12.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 886 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 885, in schedule caste is 899 and in schedule tribe is 796. There are 787 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sanand

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 0 0 -17 7
2011 886 885 899 796 787
2001 887 885 899 813 780

Literacy

Total about 31 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sanand is 86%. 92% of male and 79% 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 - Sanand

Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 2.6% 6.0%
2011 85.9% 92.2% 78.9%
2001 81.7% 89.6% 72.9%

Workers profile

Sanand has 34% (about 14 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 12% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sanand

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.3% 31.4% 3% 65.7%
Male 54.5% 51.7% 2.7% 45.5%
Female 11.7% 8.4% 3.2% 88.3%