Devsar Census Town, with population of about 10 thousand is Gandevi sub district's the most populous census town located in Gandevi sub district of Navsari district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Devsar census town is 3 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3415 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Devsar Ward No 01 and the population of Devsar Ward No 01 is about 10 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Bilimora which is 3 km far from here. Gandevi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 5 km. District head quarter of the census town is Navsari which is 30 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 367 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2043 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 15°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 10 thousand people, among them 5343 (52%) are male and 5003 (48%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 18% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Devsar census town is 9%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 2198 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Devsar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,346 8,301 189 1,856 915
Male 5,343 4,313 93 937 497
Female 5,003 3,988 96 919 418

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Sikhs which contribute 15% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 919 in Sikhs are 1041 and in Muslims are 889.

Religion wise population 2011 - Devsar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,346 8,584 68 57 1,586 4 12 6 29
Male 5,343 4,474 36 26 777 3 7 4 16
Female 5,003 4,110 32 31 809 1 5 2 13

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 16.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8856. Female population growth rate of the census town is 15.8% which is -2% lower than male population growth rate of 17.8%. General caste population has increased by 22.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -26.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1.6% and child population has decreased by -7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Devsar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.8% 22.6% -26.7% 1.6% -7%
Male 17.8% 23.9% -26.2% 1.1% -7.1%
Female 15.8% 21.2% -27.3% 2.1% -6.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 925, in schedule caste is 1032 and in schedule tribe is 981. There are 841 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 decreased by 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Devsar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -17 -20 -16 10 2
2011 936 925 1032 981 841
2001 953 945 1048 971 839

Literacy

Total 9050 people in the census town are literate, among them 4752 are male and 4298 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Devsar is 96%. 98% of male and 94% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Devsar

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 2.9% 10.0%
2011 96% 98.1% 93.7%
2001 89.5% 95.2% 83.7%

Workers profile

Devsar has 35% (3618) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 13% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Devsar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35% 33.7% 1.2% 65%
Male 55.3% 53.9% 1.4% 44.7%
Female 13.2% 12.2% 1.1% 86.8%