Mora Census Town, with population of about 14 thousand is Chorasi sub district's the 2nd most populous census town located in Chorasi sub district of Surat district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Mora census town is 7 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1869 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Mora Ward No 01 and the population of Mora Ward No 01 is about 14 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Surat which is 15 km far from here. Surat is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 15 km. District head quarter of the census town is Surat which is 15 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 360 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1204 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39°C and minimum temperature goes down to 30°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 14 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (80%) are male and 2809 (20%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mora census town is 7%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 3802 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,924 13,256 449 219 937
Male 11,115 10,762 242 111 530
Female 2,809 2,494 207 108 407

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 260 in Muslims are 123 and in Sikhs are 388.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mora

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 13,924 12,754 903 48 143 1 57 7 11
Male 11,115 10,121 804 38 103 1 35 5 8
Female 2,809 2,633 99 10 40 0 22 2 3

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 127.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6115. Female population growth rate of the census town is 31.3% which is -148.3% lower than male population growth rate of 179.6%. General caste population has increased by 143.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -23.2% and child population has increased by 15.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 127.7% 143.9% 14% -23.2% 15.3%
Male 179.6% 196.3% 19.8% -21.3% 26.2%
Female 31.3% 38.2% 7.8% -25% 3.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 253 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 232, in schedule caste is 855 and in schedule tribe is 973. There are 768 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 285 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 168 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mora

Total General SC ST Child
Change -285 -265 -95 -48 -168
2011 253 232 855 973 768
2001 538 497 950 1021 936

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and 2210 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mora is 96%. 97% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mora

Total Male Female
Change 13.8% 8.0% 23.3%
2011 96.1% 97% 92%
2001 82.3% 89% 68.7%

Workers profile

Mora has 73% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 87% male and 16% female population are working population. 83% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mora

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 72.9% 69.2% 3.7% 27.1%
Male 87.2% 83% 4.2% 12.8%
Female 16.4% 15% 1.4% 83.6%