Vijalpor Municipality, with population of about 81 thousand is Jalalpore sub district's only municipality located in Jalalpore sub district of Navsari district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Vijalpor municipality is 4 km2. Population density of the city is 22077 persons per km2. There are 12 wards in the city, among them Vijalpor Ward No 09 is the most populous ward with population of about 12 thousand and Vijalpor Ward No 01 is the least populous ward with population of 4334.

Nearest railway station is Navsari which is 5 km far from here. Jalalpore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 3 km. District head quarter of the city is Navsari which is 5 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 334 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 2067 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40.05°C and minimum temperature goes down to 22°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 81 thousand people, among them about 44 thousand (55%) are male and about 37 thousand (45%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vijalpor municipality is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vijalpor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 81,245 71,273 4,212 5,760 10,367
Male 44,414 39,354 2,146 2,914 5,628
Female 36,831 31,919 2,066 2,846 4,739

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 829 in Muslims are 736.

Religion wise population 2011 - Vijalpor

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 81,245 78,519 1,505 150 20 289 725 3 34
Male 44,414 42,926 867 77 9 145 370 1 19
Female 36,831 35,593 638 73 11 144 355 2 15

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 50.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 54 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 48.6% which is -3.9% lower than male population growth rate of 52.5%. General caste population has increased by 57.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.1% and child population has increased by 40.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vijalpor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 50.7% 57.5% 14.9% 15.1% 40.7%
Male 52.5% 59.6% 11.6% 14.5% 40.9%
Female 48.6% 55.1% 18.5% 15.7% 40.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 829 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 811, in schedule caste is 963 and in schedule tribe is 977. There are 842 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vijalpor

Total General SC ST Child
Change -22 -24 56 11 -3
2011 829 811 963 977 842
2001 851 835 907 966 845

Literacy

Total about 62 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 36 thousand are male and about 26 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vijalpor is 88%. 93% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vijalpor

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 2.8% 6.5%
2011 88.1% 92.9% 82.4%
2001 83.6% 90.1% 75.9%

Workers profile

Vijalpor has 38% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 12% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vijalpor

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38% 36.5% 1.4% 62%
Male 59.8% 58.4% 1.4% 40.2%
Female 11.7% 10.2% 1.5% 88.3%