Limkheda Census Town, with population of 3924 is Limkheda sub district's only census town located in Limkheda sub district of Dohad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Limkheda census town is 2 km2. Population density of the census town is 1628 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Limkheda Ward No 01 and the population of Limkheda Ward No 01 is 3924.

Nearest railway station is Limkheda which is within the census town. Limkheda is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Dohad which is 30 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 280 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 508 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 15°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 3924 people, among them 1965 (50%) are male and 1959 (50%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 22% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Limkheda census town is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 756 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Limkheda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,924 3,030 36 858 567
Male 1,965 1,543 16 406 298
Female 1,959 1,487 20 452 269

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1004 in Muslims are 935.

Religion wise population 2011 - Limkheda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,924 3,713 149 12 0 0 49 0 1
Male 1,965 1,853 77 6 0 0 28 0 1
Female 1,959 1,860 72 6 0 0 21 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -5.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4140. Female population growth rate of the census town is -0.4% which is 9.2% higher than male population growth rate of -9.6%. General caste population has increased by 0.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -35.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -20.7% and child population has decreased by -34.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Limkheda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5.2% 0.9% -35.7% -20.7% -34.1%
Male -9.6% -4.3% -48.4% -23.4% -42.4%
Female -0.4% 7% -20% -18.1% -21.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 1250 and in schedule tribe is 1113. There are 903 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 92 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 238 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Limkheda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 92 102 444 71 238
2011 997 964 1250 1113 903
2001 905 862 806 1042 665

Literacy

Total 2726 people in the census town are literate, among them 1493 are male and 1233 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Limkheda is 81%. 90% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Limkheda

Total Male Female
Change 1.8% 1.3% 2.7%
2011 81.2% 89.6% 73%
2001 79.4% 88.3% 70.3%

Workers profile

Limkheda has 41% (1611) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 29% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Limkheda

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.1% 31.3% 9.8% 58.9%
Male 53.4% 50.9% 2.5% 46.6%
Female 28.6% 11.6% 17% 71.4%