Raval Municipality, with population of about 20 thousand is Kalyanpur sub district's only municipality located in Kalyanpur sub district of Jamnagar district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Raval municipality is 42 km2. Population density of the city is 474 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Raval Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 3915 and Raval Ward No 06 is the least populous ward with population of 1903.

Nearest railway station is Bhatiya which is 35 km far from here. Kalyanpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 16 km. District head quarter of the city is Jamnagar which is 105 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 475 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 750 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33°C and minimum temperature goes down to 15°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 20 thousand people, among them 9949 (50%) are male and 9828 (50%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raval municipality is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3483 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raval

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,777 19,160 605 12 3,201
Male 9,949 9,646 299 4 1,600
Female 9,828 9,514 306 8 1,601

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 989 in Muslims are 959.

Religion wise population 2011 - Raval

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 19,777 19,334 425 3 1 1 6 1 6
Male 9,949 9,720 217 2 0 1 5 0 4
Female 9,828 9,614 208 1 1 0 1 1 2

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 28.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 29.2% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 28.2%. General caste population has increased by 31%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -17.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 500% and child population has increased by 14.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Raval

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28.7% 31% -17.6% 500% 14.7%
Male 28.2% 30.4% -17.6% 0% 9.9%
Female 29.2% 31.6% -17.5% 300% 19.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 988 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 986, in schedule caste is 1023 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 1001 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 84 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raval

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 8 1 2000 84
2011 988 986 1023 2000 1001
2001 980 978 1022 0 917

Literacy

Total about 10 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6295 are male and 4080 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raval is 63%. 75% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raval

Total Male Female
Change 10.5% 10.6% 10.1%
2011 62.6% 75.4% 49.6%
2001 52.1% 64.8% 39.5%

Workers profile

Raval has 44% (8739) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 34% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raval

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.2% 34.1% 10.1% 55.8%
Male 53.8% 48.7% 5% 46.2%
Female 34.5% 19.2% 15.3% 65.5%