Ponda is a Municipal Council city in district of North Goa, Goa. The Ponda city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Ponda Municipal Council has population of 22,664 of which 11,729 are males while 10,935 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2238 which is 9.87 % of total population of Ponda (M Cl). In Ponda Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 932 against state average of 973. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Ponda is around 991 compared to Goa state average of 942. Literacy rate of Ponda city is 94.50 % higher than state average of 88.70 %. In Ponda, Male literacy is around 95.91 % while female literacy rate is 92.97 %.
Ponda Municipal Council has total administration over 5,818 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Ponda Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.16 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.50 % of total population in Ponda (M Cl).
Ponda Work Profile
Out of total population, 9,381 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 6,939 were males while 2,442 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 9381 working population, 91.82 % were engaged in Main Work while 8.18 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Ponda 2021 Population
The next census for Ponda Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.