Jasdan Taluka, with population of about 3.1 lakh is Rajkot district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Rajkot district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 101 villages in the sub district, among them Vinchhiya is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and Ranjitgadh is the least populous village with population of 427. Bhadla is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 36 km2 and Rajavadla Jas is the smallest with 4 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.1 lakh people, among them about 1.6 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.5 lakh (49%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jasdan taluka is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 59 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 2.7 lakh) live in Jasdan Sub District rural part and 15% (about 48 thousand) population live in the Jasdan Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jasdan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 314,124 298,018 15,417 689 42,417
Male 160,305 152,059 7,893 353 22,367
Female 153,819 145,959 7,524 336 20,050

Most populated Villages and Cities in Jasdan

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Vinchhiya 14427 Jasdan 48483
Atkot 10079
Shivrajpur 6684
Sanathali 6368
Kamlapur 6141
Pipardi 5772
Virnagar 5484
Bhadla 5287
Bhadli 4844
Amrapur 4753

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 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 959 in Muslims are 993.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jasdan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 314,124 305,388 7,933 79 108 55 415 3 143
Male 160,305 155,885 3,980 47 51 33 218 2 89
Female 153,819 149,503 3,953 32 57 22 197 1 54

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 19.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.3% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 19.6%. General caste population has increased by 20%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 61.7% and child population has decreased by -10.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jasdan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.5% 20% 9.1% 61.7% -10.3%
Male 19.6% 20.2% 8.7% 52.8% -9.7%
Female 19.3% 19.8% 9.5% 72.3% -10.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 960, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 952. There are 896 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 decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jasdan

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 -3 7 108 -12
2011 960 960 953 952 896
2001 962 963 946 844 908

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Jasdan

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Meghpar 1106 Jasdan 935
Zundala 1082
Amrapur 1079
Gundala Jam 1072
Dolatpar 1071
Veraval sanathali 1061
Ishvariya 1053
Atkot 1029
Adhiya 1020
Panchavada 1017

Literacy

Total about 1.9 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 80 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jasdan is 69%. 79% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jasdan

Total Male Female
Change 10.6% 7.1% 14.2%
2011 69.4% 78.7% 59.9%
2001 58.8% 71.6% 45.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Jasdan

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Khadkana 79 Jasdan 83
Atkot 78
Virnagar 78
Vinchhiya 77
Devpara 76
Asalpar 76
Jasapar 75
Vangadhara 75
Ranparda 74
Lilapur 73

Workers profile

Jasdan has 44% (about 1.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 30% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jasdan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.7% 36.8% 6.9% 56.3%
Male 57.2% 54.9% 2.4% 42.8%
Female 29.6% 18% 11.6% 70.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jasdan

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bhadla 36.3 Jasdan 44.3
Sanathali 33.2
Bhadli 31.7
Virnagar 27.9
Shivrajpur 26.5
Kamlapur 24.7
Kalasar 24.7
Kanesara 23.4
Ambardi 22.9
Lilapur 22.3