Khambhat Municipality, with population of about 84 thousand is Khambhat sub district's only municipality located in Khambhat sub district of Anand district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Khambhat municipality is 81 km2. Population density of the city is 1036 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Khambhat Ward No 14 is the most populous ward with population of about 22 thousand and Khambhat Ward No 09 is the least populous ward with population of 1395.

Nearest railway station is Khambhat which is within the city. Khambhat is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Anand which is 69 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 120 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 912 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 84 thousand people, among them about 43 thousand (52%) are male and about 41 thousand (48%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khambhat municipality is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 17 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khambhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 83,715 76,845 5,524 1,346 8,569
Male 43,139 39,559 2,918 662 4,492
Female 40,576 37,286 2,606 684 4,077

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 4.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 80 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 3.8% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of 4.3%. General caste population has increased by 3.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 112% and child population has decreased by -8.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khambhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.1% 3.1% 5.1% 112% -8.1%
Male 4.3% 3.4% 5% 99.4% -8.9%
Female 3.8% 2.7% 5.3% 125.7% -7.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 941 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 893 and in schedule tribe is 1033. There are 908 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khambhat

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -6 2 120 18
2011 941 943 893 1033 908
2001 944 949 891 913 890

Literacy

Total about 66 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 36 thousand are male and about 30 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khambhat is 88%. 93% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khambhat

Total Male Female
Change 7.3% 5.1% 9.7%
2011 88.1% 92.6% 83.4%
2001 80.8% 87.5% 73.7%

Workers profile

Khambhat has 37% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 13% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khambhat

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.5% 31.5% 5% 63.5%
Male 58.3% 52.9% 5.4% 41.7%
Female 13.4% 8.8% 4.6% 86.6%