Dharampur Taluka, with population of about 2.2 lakh is Valsad district's the least populous sub district, located in Valsad district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 107 villages in the sub district, among them Bilpudi is the most populous village with population of 8934 and Vathoda is the least populous village with population of 193. Makadban is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 19 km2 and Vathoda is the smallest with 1 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.2 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (50%) are female. 8% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 92% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dharampur taluka is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 41 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 89% (about 1.9 lakh) live in Dharampur Sub District rural part and 11% (about 24 thousand) population live in the Dharampur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dharampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 215,872 16,661 777 198,434 32,137
Male 107,925 8,724 387 98,814 16,353
Female 107,947 7,937 390 99,620 15,784

Most populated Villages and Cities in Dharampur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bilpudi 8934 Dharampur 24178
Tiskari Talat 5848
Amba Talat 5679
Bamti 4787
Makadban 4727
Hanmatmal 4628
Bhensdara 4470
Nani Vahiyal 4278
Baroliya 4088
Asura 3938

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 3% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1000 in Christians are 993 and in Muslims are 1027.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dharampur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 215,872 205,399 4,408 5,511 17 20 70 130 317
Male 107,925 102,684 2,175 2,765 10 15 37 68 171
Female 107,947 102,715 2,233 2,746 7 5 33 62 146

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 19.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 20.6% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 18.7%. General caste population has increased by 20.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -13.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19.8% and child population has increased by 7.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dharampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.7% 20.5% -13.5% 19.8% 7.2%
Male 18.7% 18.6% -16.6% 18.9% 7.6%
Female 20.6% 22.6% -10.1% 20.6% 6.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1000 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 1008 and in schedule tribe is 1008. There are 965 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dharampur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 30 73 14 -9
2011 1000 910 1008 1008 965
2001 985 880 935 994 974

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Dharampur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Barumal 1396 Dharampur 996
Kosimpada 1092
Nadagdhari Jungle 1083
Luheri 1079
Murdad 1068
Panva 1063
Chavra 1057
Khoba 1056
Ranveri 1051
Rajpuri Jungle 1050

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 65 thousand are male and about 51 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dharampur is 63%. 71% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dharampur

Total Male Female
Change 14.5% 12.5% 16.5%
2011 63% 70.8% 55.2%
2001 48.5% 58.3% 38.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Dharampur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Virval 89 Dharampur 85
Kharvel 84
Ranpada 83
Rajpuri Talat 82
Bhambha 81
Maragmal 81
Bamti 81
Barsol 80
Moti Dhol Dungari 79
Nani Dhol Dungari 79

Workers profile

Dharampur has 51% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 45% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dharampur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.9% 32% 18.9% 49.1%
Male 56.6% 44.1% 12.5% 43.4%
Female 45.2% 19.9% 25.3% 54.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Dharampur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Makadban 19.1 Dharampur 15.5
Amba Talat 18.6
Hanmatmal 17.3
Dhamni 15
Moti Korval 14.9
Bilpudi 14.6
Avdha 14.1
Tamachhadi 12.2
Piprol 11.7
Gundiya 11.5