Savarkundla Municipality, with population of about 78 thousand is Savar Kundla sub district's only municipality located in Savar Kundla sub district of Amreli district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Savarkundla municipality is 8 km2. Population density of the city is 9794 persons per km2. There are 12 wards in the city, among them Savarkundla Ward No 12 is the most populous ward with population of about 11 thousand and Savarkundla Ward No 02 is the least populous ward with population of 3062.

Nearest railway station is Savarkundla which is within the city. Savarkundla is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Amreli which is 30 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 314 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 625 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8.2°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 78 thousand people, among them about 41 thousand (52%) are male and about 38 thousand (48%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Savarkundla municipality is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 15 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Savarkundla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 78,354 73,141 5,053 160 8,511
Male 40,586 37,845 2,649 92 4,517
Female 37,768 35,296 2,404 68 3,994

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 926 in Muslims are 955.

Religion wise population 2011 - Savarkundla

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 78,354 63,760 13,907 76 8 3 542 3 55
Male 40,586 33,107 7,112 39 6 2 283 3 34
Female 37,768 30,653 6,795 37 2 1 259 0 21

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 6.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 74 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 5.5% which is -1.3% lower than male population growth rate of 6.8%. General caste population has increased by 7.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -19.6% and child population has decreased by -15.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Savarkundla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.2% 7.2% -5% -19.6% -15.8%
Male 6.8% 7.7% -3.4% -7.1% -15.7%
Female 5.5% 6.6% -6.7% -32% -15.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 931 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 933, in schedule caste is 908 and in schedule tribe is 739. There are 884 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Savarkundla

Total General SC ST Child
Change -11 -9 -31 -271 -2
2011 931 933 908 739 884
2001 942 942 939 1010 886

Literacy

Total about 55 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 31 thousand are male and about 25 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Savarkundla is 79%. 85% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Savarkundla

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 3.6% 7.2%
2011 79.4% 85.3% 73.2%
2001 74.1% 81.7% 66%

Workers profile

Savarkundla has 34% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 10% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Savarkundla

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.8% 30.8% 3% 66.2%
Male 56.1% 53.6% 2.5% 43.9%
Female 9.8% 6.3% 3.5% 90.2%