Surat City Taluka Urban Part, with population of about 44.7 lakh is Surat district's the most urban populous sub district, located in Surat district of the state Gujarat in India.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Surat Municipal Corporation.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 44.7 lakh people, among them about 25.4 lakh (57%) are male and about 19.2 lakh (43%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Surat City taluka urban part is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 9.8 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Surat City

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,467,797 4,230,603 105,572 131,622 549,882
Male 2,543,623 2,419,722 55,407 68,494 304,154
Female 1,924,174 1,810,881 50,165 63,128 245,728

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 738 in Muslims are 857 and in Jains are 927.

Religion wise population 2011 - Surat City

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,467,797 3,807,439 522,880 10,948 4,283 12,554 103,828 3,287 2,578
Male 2,543,623 2,190,281 281,643 5,699 2,293 6,657 53,892 1,638 1,520
Female 1,924,174 1,617,158 241,237 5,249 1,990 5,897 49,936 1,649 1,058

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 83.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 81.3% which is -4% lower than male population growth rate of 85.3%. General caste population has increased by 87.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 52.3% and child population has increased by 61.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Surat City

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 83.6% 87.1% 21.9% 52.3% 61.5%
Male 85.3% 88.8% 23.4% 48.9% 62.9%
Female 81.3% 84.9% 20.4% 56.2% 59.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 756 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 748, in schedule caste is 905 and in schedule tribe is 922. There are 808 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Surat City

Total General SC ST Child
Change -17 -16 -23 44 -16
2011 756 748 905 922 808
2001 773 764 928 878 824

Literacy

Total about 34.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 20.4 lakh are male and about 14 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Surat City is 88%. 91% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Surat City

Total Male Female
Change 4.9% 3.2% 7.0%
2011 87.9% 91.2% 83.4%
2001 83% 88% 76.4%

Workers profile

Surat City has 40% (about 17.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 10% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Surat City

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.2% 38.7% 1.4% 59.8%
Male 63% 61.6% 1.4% 37%
Female 10% 8.5% 1.5% 90%