Bansda Taluka, with population of about 2.3 lakh is Navsari district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Navsari district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 94 villages in the sub district, among them Vandarvela is the most populous village with population of 7511 and Rajpur is the least populous village with population of 312. Khata Amba is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 24 km2 and Rajpur is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Bansda Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.3 lakh people, among them about 1.2 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (50%) are female. 9% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 91% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bansda taluka is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 48 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 94% (about 2.2 lakh) live in Bansda Sub District rural part and 6% (about 14 thousand) population live in the Bansda Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bansda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 231,228 20,773 981 209,474 25,883
Male 115,529 10,713 472 104,344 13,282
Female 115,699 10,060 509 105,130 12,601

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bansda

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Vandarvela 7511 Bansda 14072
Chapaldhara 6926
Unai 6104
Limzar 6064
Khata Amba 5760
Bhinar 5494
Bartad (Khanpur) 4864
Sindhai 4491
Rupvel 4149
Ghodmal 4109

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1004 in Muslims are 943 and in Christians are 945.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bansda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 231,228 222,834 4,275 3,049 47 39 447 350 187
Male 115,529 111,222 2,200 1,568 22 26 223 171 97
Female 115,699 111,612 2,075 1,481 25 13 224 179 90

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 14.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.5% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 14.3%. General caste population has increased by 13.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -13.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.2% and child population has decreased by -5.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bansda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.9% 13.1% -13.8% 15.2% -5.9%
Male 14.3% 11.3% -18.6% 14.8% -4.9%
Female 15.5% 15.1% -8.8% 15.6% -6.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1001 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 939, in schedule caste is 1078 and in schedule tribe is 1008. There are 949 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bansda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 32 116 8 -19
2011 1001 939 1078 1008 949
2001 991 907 962 1000 968

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bansda

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Mahuvas 1132 Bansda 964
Sadad Devi 1112
Vaghai 1107
Ambabari 1087
Tadpada 1086
Holipada 1082
Jamaliya 1081
Charanwada 1076
Godhabari 1075
Dharampuri 1072

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 83 thousand are male and about 66 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bansda is 72%. 81% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bansda

Total Male Female
Change 11.1% 8.6% 13.7%
2011 72.4% 80.8% 64%
2001 61.3% 72.2% 50.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bansda

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Rajpur 89 Bansda 85
Chapaldhara 89
Nani Valzar 87
Doldha 87
Pratapnagar 87
Kamboya 86
Khambhaliya 86
Unai 85
Singadh 83
Zari 82

Workers profile

Bansda has 53% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 45% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bansda

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.6% 40.1% 12.6% 47.4%
Male 60.4% 52.8% 7.6% 39.6%
Female 44.8% 27.3% 17.5% 55.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bansda

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Khata Amba 24 Bansda 5.9
Mankunia 21
Ghodmal 17.3
Kanadha 16.2
Vandarvela 15.4
Vangan 14.9
Bartad (Khanpur) 13.9
Chapaldhara 13.6
Limzar 12.6
Anklachh 12.4