Gangad Village, with population of 5660 is Bavla sub district's the 4th most populous village, located in Bavla sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Gangad village is 37 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 153 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Gangad which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Bavla and distance from Gangad village to Bavla is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Gangad village is 382240. The village comes under Gangad panchayat. Bavla is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 57 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 5660 people, among them 2975 (53%) are male and 2685 (47%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gangad village is 14%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 1113 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gangad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,660 5,251 409 0 797
Male 2,975 2,768 207 0 436
Female 2,685 2,483 202 0 361

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4840. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.5% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of 17.4%. General caste population has increased by 18.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2% and child population has increased by 1.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gangad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.9% 18.3% 2% 0% 1.1%
Male 17.4% 18.6% 2.5% 0% 1.9%
Female 16.5% 17.9% 1.5% 0% 0.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 903 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 897, in schedule caste is 976. There are 828 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gangad

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 -6 -9 0 -13
2011 903 897 976 0 828
2001 909 903 985 0 841

Literacy

Total 3382 people in the village are literate, among them 2052 are male and 1330 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gangad is 70%. 81% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gangad

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 10.3% 12.9%
2011 69.5% 80.8% 57.2%
2001 57.9% 70.5% 44.3%

Workers profile

Gangad has 33% (1873) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 8% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gangad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.1% 32.2% 0.9% 66.9%
Male 55.7% 54.9% 0.8% 44.3%
Female 8% 7% 1% 92%