Junagadh Municipal Corporation, with population of about 3.2 lakh is Junagadh sub district's only municipal corporation located in Junagadh sub district of Junagadh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Junagadh municipal corporation is 57 km2. Population density of the city is 5589 persons per km2. There are 18 wards in the city, among them Junagadh Ward No 14 is the most populous ward with population of about 30 thousand and Junagadh Ward No 18 is the least populous ward with population of 410.

Nearest railway station is Junagadh which is within the city. Junagadh is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Junagadh. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 355 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 985 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10.5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 3.2 lakh people, among them about 1.6 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.6 lakh (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Junagadh municipal corporation is 9%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 68 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Junagadh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 319,462 290,421 24,323 4,718 28,840
Male 163,413 148,542 12,473 2,398 15,440
Female 156,049 141,879 11,850 2,320 13,400

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 953 in Muslims are 964 and in Jains are 969.

Religion wise population 2011 - Junagadh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 319,462 262,954 52,580 632 239 215 2,129 4 709
Male 163,413 134,645 26,766 322 121 106 1,081 3 369
Female 156,049 128,309 25,814 310 118 109 1,048 1 340

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 89.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 91.4% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 87.9%. General caste population has increased by 90.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 81.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 101.2% and child population has increased by 45.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Junagadh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 89.6% 90.1% 81.4% 101.2% 45.9%
Male 87.9% 88.5% 79.4% 97% 46.3%
Female 91.4% 91.9% 83.5% 105.7% 45.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 955, in schedule caste is 950 and in schedule tribe is 967. There are 868 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Junagadh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 17 21 40 -6
2011 955 955 950 967 868
2001 937 938 929 927 874

Literacy

Total about 2.6 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Junagadh is 88%. 92% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Junagadh

Total Male Female
Change 6.2% 4.3% 8.4%
2011 88% 92.5% 83.4%
2001 81.8% 88.2% 75%

Workers profile

Junagadh has 32% (about 1 lakh) 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 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Junagadh

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.3% 30% 2.4% 67.7%
Male 54.6% 52% 2.6% 45.4%
Female 9% 6.9% 2.1% 91%