Nadiad Sub District, with population of about 5.5 lakh is Kheda district's the most populous sub district, located in Kheda district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 59 villages in the sub district, among them Vaso is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Erandiyapura is the least populous village with population of 535. Pij is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 17 km2 and Erandiyapura is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 4 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Nadiad Municipality and Out Growth; Nadiad, Chaklasi and Kanjari Municipalities.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.5 lakh people, among them about 2.8 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.7 lakh (48%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nadiad sub district is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.1 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 51% (about 2.8 lakh) live in Nadiad Sub District urban part and 49% (about 2.7 lakh) population live in the Nadiad Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nadiad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 550,330 517,353 24,378 8,599 63,877
Male 284,226 266,962 12,724 4,540 33,899
Female 266,104 250,391 11,654 4,059 29,978

Most populated Villages and Cities in Nadiad

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Vaso 11514 Nadiad 225071
Uttarsanda 10616 Nadiad 218095
Sodpur 10435 Chaklasi 39581
Vadtal 9767 Kanjari 17881
Salun Talpad 9053
Maholel 8575
Piplata 8479
Chalali 7726
Dabhan 7317
Narsanda 7136

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 Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 932 in Muslims are 955 and in Christians are 977.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nadiad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 550,330 468,321 63,444 15,275 629 107 1,461 26 1,067
Male 284,226 242,340 32,445 7,727 336 51 764 14 549
Female 266,104 225,981 30,999 7,548 293 56 697 12 518

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.9% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 11.5%. General caste population has increased by 11.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 54.1% and child population has increased by 3.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nadiad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.6% 11.8% 19.6% 54.1% 3.1%
Male 11.5% 10.6% 19.5% 54.5% 0.2%
Female 13.9% 13.1% 19.7% 53.8% 6.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 938, in schedule caste is 916 and in schedule tribe is 894. There are 884 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nadiad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 21 1 -4 53
2011 936 938 916 894 884
2001 917 917 915 898 831

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Nadiad

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Erandiyapura 1019 Nadiad 942
Javol 998 Nadiad 942
Alindra 994 Chaklasi 932
Rajnagar 992 Kanjari 921
Bamroli 988
Hathnoli 986
Aljada 979
Hathaj 976
Paldi 973
Silod 970

Literacy

Total about 4.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.3 lakh are male and about 1.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nadiad is 86%. 92% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nadiad

Total Male Female
Change 7.9% 3.5% 12.5%
2011 86.4% 92.4% 79.9%
2001 78.5% 88.9% 67.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Nadiad

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Manjipura 99 Nadiad 87
Gutal 97 Nadiad 87
Valetva 95 Kanjari 86
Bhumel 94 Chaklasi 85
Bilodra 93
Piplag 93
Rampura 93
Thaledi 92
Hathnoli 92
Gangapur 92

Workers profile

Nadiad has 37% (about 2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 16% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nadiad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.9% 29.8% 7.1% 63.1%
Male 56.2% 49.2% 7% 43.8%
Female 16.3% 9.1% 7.2% 83.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Nadiad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Pij 17.2 Nadiad 29.5
Sodpur 12.7 Nadiad 29.5
Hathaj 11.8 Chaklasi 25.3
Vaso 11.6 Kanjari 10.2
Maholel 11.3
Salun Talpad 10.7
Arera 10.4
Uttarsanda 10.3
Narsanda 9.1
Marida 9