Olpad Taluka, with population of about 2 lakh is Surat district's the 6th least populous sub district, located in Surat district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 103 villages in the sub district, among them Olpad is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Thothab is the least populous village with population of 170. Dandi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 69 km2 and Bhagwa is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 census towns in the sub district, those are - Kim and Sayan Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 1 lakh (52%) are male and about 94 thousand (48%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 24% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Olpad taluka is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 43 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 83% (about 1.6 lakh) live in Olpad Sub District rural part and 17% (about 34 thousand) population live in the Olpad Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Olpad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 196,846 139,796 8,957 48,093 22,846
Male 103,259 74,391 4,634 24,234 11,959
Female 93,587 65,405 4,323 23,859 10,887

Most populated Villages and Cities in Olpad

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Olpad 15898 Kim 18638
Kudsad 9407 Sayan 15324
Pinjrat 5799
Delad 4028
Mulad 3755
Mor 3720
Kathodra 3628
Barbodhan 3358
Dandi 3310
Sandhiyer 3207

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 905 in Muslims are 929.

Religion wise population 2011 - Olpad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 196,846 182,682 12,425 566 59 39 903 40 132
Male 103,259 95,891 6,441 312 35 24 467 24 65
Female 93,587 86,791 5,984 254 24 15 436 16 67

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 5.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 6.4% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 5.5%. General caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1.7% and child population has decreased by -10.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Olpad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.9% 7.9% -0% 1.7% -10.6%
Male 5.5% 7.3% 0.9% 1.2% -10.7%
Female 6.4% 8.5% -1% 2.3% -10.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 906 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 879, in schedule caste is 933 and in schedule tribe is 985. There are 910 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Olpad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 10 -18 11 1
2011 906 879 933 985 910
2001 898 869 951 974 909

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Olpad

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kasla Bujrang 1090 Kim 870
Kanbhi 1056 Sayan 795
Andhi 1056
Sonsak 1040
Simalthu 1020
Karamla 1015
Atodra 1013
Obhla 1009
Bharundi 1006
Kadrama 1006

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 80 thousand are male and about 64 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Olpad is 83%. 88% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Olpad

Total Male Female
Change 9.5% 7.4% 11.9%
2011 83.1% 87.8% 77.9%
2001 73.6% 80.4% 66%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Olpad

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kachhab 99 Kim 89
Mirjapor 97 Sayan 85
Mor 96
Nesh 95
Delasa 94
Thothab 94
Talad 93
Kuvad 93
Kasla Bujrang 93
Kunkni 93

Workers profile

Olpad has 45% (about 89 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 26% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Olpad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.1% 40.8% 4.2% 54.9%
Male 61.9% 58.7% 3.2% 38.1%
Female 26.5% 21.1% 5.4% 73.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Olpad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dandi 69.2 Sayan 7
Mandroi 37.6 Kim 2.3
Pinjrat 33.8
Pardi Zankhri 18.1
Kudsad 16.9
Olpad 15
Barbodhan 14.2
Sandhiyer 13.5
Saras 13.1
Dihen 12.8