Nahal Village, with population of about 18 thousand is Ghaziabad sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Ghaziabad sub district of Ghaziabad district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Nahal village is 6 km2 and it is the 10th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3320 persons per km2.

The village has its own post office and the pin code of Nahal village is 301302. The village comes under Nahal panchayat. Ghaziabad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 13 km. District head quarter of the village is Ghaziabad which is 13 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 9488 (52%) are male and 8807 (48%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nahal village is 23%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2613 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nahal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,295 17,643 652 0 4,132
Male 9,488 9,143 345 0 2,162
Female 8,807 8,500 307 0 1,970

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 34% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 38.1% which is 7.8% higher than male population growth rate of 30.3%. General caste population has increased by 34.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.6% and child population has increased by 15.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nahal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34% 34.6% 19.6% 0% 15.4%
Male 30.3% 30.8% 18.6% 0% 13.7%
Female 38.1% 38.9% 20.9% 0% 17.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 930, in schedule caste is 890. There are 911 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nahal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 52 54 17 0 28
2011 928 930 890 0 911
2001 876 876 873 0 883

Literacy

Total 8290 people in the village are literate, among them 4966 are male and 3324 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nahal is 59%. 68% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nahal

Total Male Female
Change 18.7% 17.0% 21.5%
2011 58.5% 67.8% 48.6%
2001 39.8% 50.8% 27.1%

Workers profile

Nahal has 24% (4335) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 8% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nahal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 23.7% 16.9% 6.8% 76.3%
Male 38.3% 29.1% 9.2% 61.7%
Female 8% 3.8% 4.2% 92%