Ranavav Municipality, with population of about 46 thousand is Ranavav sub district's only municipality located in Ranavav sub district of Porbandar district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Ranavav municipality is 80 km2. Population density of the city is 578 persons per km2. There are 10 wards in the city, among them Ranavav Ward No 09 is the most populous ward with population of 6092 and Ranavav Ward No 10 is the least populous ward with population of 2208.

Nearest railway station is Ranavav which is within the city. Ranavav is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Porbandar which is 16 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 400 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 495 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 14°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 46 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (51%) are male and about 22 thousand (49%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ranavav municipality is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 9635 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ranavav

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 46,018 40,454 4,792 772 5,682
Male 23,550 20,636 2,509 405 2,970
Female 22,468 19,818 2,283 367 2,712

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 946 in Muslims are 1001.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ranavav

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 46,018 38,683 7,263 28 4 11 5 0 24
Male 23,550 19,879 3,629 15 4 7 3 0 13
Female 22,468 18,804 3,634 13 0 4 2 0 11

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 90.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 90.6% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 89.7%. General caste population has increased by 84.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 117.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 739.1% and child population has increased by 59.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ranavav

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 90.2% 84.7% 117.3% 739.1% 59.6%
Male 89.7% 84.2% 119.1% 542.9% 62.5%
Female 90.6% 85.3% 115.4% 1165.5% 56.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 960, in schedule caste is 910 and in schedule tribe is 906. There are 913 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ranavav

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 5 -16 446 -34
2011 954 960 910 906 913
2001 949 955 926 460 947

Literacy

Total about 30 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ranavav is 74%. 82% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ranavav

Total Male Female
Change 1.5% 0.7% 2.6%
2011 74.2% 82.1% 66.1%
2001 72.7% 81.4% 63.5%

Workers profile

Ranavav has 37% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 17% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ranavav

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.3% 35% 2.3% 62.7%
Male 56.7% 54.3% 2.4% 43.3%
Female 17% 14.7% 2.3% 83%