Devgadbaria Municipality, with population of about 21 thousand is Devgadbaria sub district's only municipality located in Devgadbaria sub district of Dohad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Devgadbaria municipality is 9 km2. Population density of the city is 2216 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Devgadbaria Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 4854 and Devgadbaria Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 2371.

Nearest railway station is Piplod which is 15 km far from here. Devgadbaria is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Dohad which is 55 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 217 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 784.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (51%) are male and about 10 thousand (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Devgadbaria municipality is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 4006 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Devgadbaria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,030 17,269 1,031 2,730 3,223
Male 10,828 8,859 533 1,436 1,688
Female 10,202 8,410 498 1,294 1,535

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 59% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 40% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 921 in Muslims are 977.

Religion wise population 2011 - Devgadbaria

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 21,030 12,354 8,507 43 32 16 51 0 27
Male 10,828 6,432 4,304 23 18 9 26 0 16
Female 10,202 5,922 4,203 20 14 7 25 0 11

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 9.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 8% which is -3% lower than male population growth rate of 11%. General caste population has increased by 11%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.8% and child population has increased by 8.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Devgadbaria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.5% 11% 2% 3.8% 8.5%
Male 11% 12.4% 0.4% 6.9% 9%
Female 8% 9.5% 3.8% 0.5% 7.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 942 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 934 and in schedule tribe is 901. There are 909 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Devgadbaria

Total General SC ST Child
Change -26 -25 30 -57 -9
2011 942 949 934 901 909
2001 968 974 904 958 918

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 8020 are male and 6068 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Devgadbaria is 79%. 88% of male and 70% 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 - Devgadbaria

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 5.4% 8.6%
2011 79.1% 87.7% 70%
2001 72% 82.3% 61.4%

Workers profile

Devgadbaria has 31% (6421) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 13% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Devgadbaria

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.5% 23.3% 7.3% 69.5%
Male 46.9% 38.4% 8.5% 53.1%
Female 13.1% 7.2% 5.9% 86.9%