Harij Taluka, with population of about 95 thousand is Patan district's the least populous sub district, located in Patan district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 39 villages in the sub district, among them Manka (Juna-Nava) is the most populous village with population of 4859 and Savasda is the least populous village with population of 90. Vansa is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 20 km2 and Savasda is the smallest with 1 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Harij Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 95 thousand people, among them about 49 thousand (52%) are male and about 46 thousand (48%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Harij taluka is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 79% (about 74 thousand) live in Harij Sub District rural part and 21% (about 20 thousand) population live in the Harij Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Harij

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 94,562 85,644 8,353 565 13,127
Male 48,994 44,400 4,296 298 6,857
Female 45,568 41,244 4,057 267 6,270

Most populated Villages and Cities in Harij

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Manka (Juna-Nava) 4859 Harij 20253
Roda 4247
Dunavada 4119
Adiya 3569
Boratvada 3177
Katara 2800
Piplana 2763
Khakhal 2732
Kathi 2678
Jamanpur 2615

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 930 in Muslims are 951.

Religion wise population 2011 - Harij

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 94,562 91,966 2,302 60 50 2 111 2 69
Male 48,994 47,661 1,180 30 31 1 57 2 32
Female 45,568 44,305 1,122 30 19 1 54 0 37

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 11.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 85 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.8% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 10.3%. General caste population has increased by 13%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -42% and child population has decreased by -5.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Harij

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.5% 13% 3.9% -42% -5.9%
Male 10.3% 12% 2.3% -47.4% -7.4%
Female 12.8% 14% 5.8% -34.4% -4.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 930 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 929, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 896. There are 914 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Harij

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 16 31 178 31
2011 930 929 944 896 914
2001 910 913 913 718 883

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Harij

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Savasda 1143 Harij 938
Ekalva 1028
Masa 1005
Manka (Juna-Nava) 977
Tamboliya 974
Kureja 966
Adiya 964
Chabkha 956
Khakhdi 955
Jasomav 951

Literacy

Total about 54 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 33 thousand are male and about 21 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Harij is 66%. 78% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Harij

Total Male Female
Change 13.6% 11.7% 15.9%
2011 66.4% 78.5% 53.4%
2001 52.8% 66.8% 37.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Harij

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kumbhana 85 Harij 73
Masa 79
Paloli 77
Sodhav 77
Tamboliya 75
Tharod 74
Boratvada 73
Adiya 73
Rughnathpura 71
Katara 68

Workers profile

Harij has 45% (about 42 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 31% female population are working population. 53% 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 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Harij

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.9% 34.5% 10.3% 55.1%
Male 57.4% 53% 4.4% 42.6%
Female 31.3% 14.7% 16.7% 68.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Harij

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Vansa 19.7 Harij 30.1
Roda 19.6
Manka (Juna-Nava) 18.4
Khakhal 17.8
Jamanpur 17.8
Sarval 17.5
Dunavada 16.1
Katara 16.1
Boratvada 15.8
Ekalva 13.6