About Us

About Us

Gidderbaha (M Cl) Municipal Council, with population of about 45 thousand is Gidderbaha sub district's only municipal council located in Gidderbaha sub district of Muktsar district in the state Punjab in India. Total geographical area of Gidderbaha (M Cl) municipal council is 12 km2. Population density of the city is 3806 persons per km2. There are 17 wards in the city, among them Gidderbaha Ward No 02 is the most populous ward with population of 3392 and Gidderbaha Ward No 04 is the least populous ward with population of 2049.

Nearest railway station is Giddarbaha which is within the city. Giddarbaha is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 10 km. District head quarter of the city is Muktsar which is 40 km away. Chandigarh is the state head quarter of the city and is 250 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 800.1 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.5°C.

Demographics


The city is home to about 45 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (53%) are male and about 22 thousand (47%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 36% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gidderbaha (M Cl) municipal council is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 8892 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gidderbaha (M Cl)








































Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45,370 29,068 16,302 0 5,285
Male 23,847 15,387 8,460 0 2,840
Female 21,523 13,681 7,842 0 2,445


Religion wise distribution of population


Hindus contribute 64% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Sikhs which contribute 33% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 1% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 905 in Sikhs are 897 and in Muslims are 813

Religion wise population 2011 - Gidderbaha (M Cl)
























































Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 45,370 29,192 319 121 15,163 32 291 54 198
Male 23,847 15,320 176 66 7,995 17 150 28 95
Female 21,523 13,872 143 55 7,168 15 141 26 103


Growth of population


Population of the city has increased by 24% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 37 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 23.6% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of 24.3%. General caste population has increased by 15.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.6% and child population has increased by 12.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gidderbaha (M Cl)








































Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24% 15.1% 43.6% 0% 12.4%
Male 24.3% 16.1% 42.7% 0% 10.2%
Female 23.6% 14.1% 44.7% 0% 15%


Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male


As of 2011 census there are 903 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 927. There are 861 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gidderbaha (M Cl)








































Total General SC ST Child
Change -5 -16 13 0 36
2011 903 889 927 0 861
2001 908 905 914 0 825


Literacy


Total about 30 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gidderbaha (M Cl) is 75%. 81% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gidderbaha (M Cl)
































Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 2.8% 5.4%
2011 75.2% 80.7% 69%
2001 71% 77.9% 63.6%


Workers profile


Gidderbaha (M Cl) has 34% (about 16 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 11% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gidderbaha (M Cl)




































Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.3% 31.7% 2.6% 65.7%
Male 55.7% 53.3% 2.4% 44.3%
Female 10.6% 7.9% 2.7% 89.4%