Kharkhoda (MC) Municipal Committee, with population of about 25 thousand is Kharkhoda sub district's only municipal committee located in Kharkhoda sub district of Sonipat district in the state Haryana in India. Total geographical area of Kharkhoda (MC) municipal committee is 2 km2. Population density of the city is 15369 persons per km2. There are 13 wards in the city, among them Kharkhoda Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of 3510 and Kharkhoda Ward No 08 is the least populous ward with population of 798.

Nearest railway station is Sonipat which is 19 km far from here. Sonipat is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 19 km. District head quarter of the city is Sonipat which is 19 km away. Chandigarh is the state head quarter of the city and is 227 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 616.25 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 25 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (54%) are male and about 12 thousand (46%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kharkhoda (MC) municipal committee is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 4651 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kharkhoda (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25,051 17,949 7,102 0 3,335
Male 13,431 9,639 3,792 0 1,844
Female 11,620 8,310 3,310 0 1,491

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 863 in Muslims are 922.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kharkhoda (MC)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 25,051 24,037 663 14 319 11 2 0 5
Male 13,431 12,904 345 6 163 9 2 0 2
Female 11,620 11,133 318 8 156 2 0 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 33.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 33.1% which is -0.8% lower than male population growth rate of 33.9%. General caste population has increased by 29.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 46.1% and child population has increased by 12.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kharkhoda (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33.5% 29.1% 46.1% 0% 12.9%
Male 33.9% 28.8% 48.8% 0% 11.8%
Female 33.1% 29.5% 43.2% 0% 14.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 865 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 862, in schedule caste is 873. There are 809 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kharkhoda (MC)

Total General SC ST Child
Change -5 5 -34 0 18
2011 865 862 873 0 809
2001 870 857 907 0 791

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and 7287 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kharkhoda (MC) is 80%. 87% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kharkhoda (MC)

Total Male Female
Change 5.0% 3.1% 7.0%
2011 79.9% 86.9% 71.9%
2001 74.9% 83.8% 64.9%

Workers profile

Kharkhoda (MC) has 32% (7958) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 13% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kharkhoda (MC)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.8% 28.6% 3.2% 68.2%
Male 48% 44.5% 3.6% 52%
Female 13% 10.2% 2.7% 87%