Gedi Village, with population of 5855 is Rapar sub district's the 6th most populous village, located in Rapar sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Gedi village is 119 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 49 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Rapar and distance from Gedi village to Rapar is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Gedi village is 370165. The village comes under Gedi panchayat. Rapar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhuj which is 172 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 5855 people, among them 3014 (51%) are male and 2841 (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gedi village is 19%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1067 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gedi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,855 5,331 517 7 1,122
Male 3,014 2,742 269 3 584
Female 2,841 2,589 248 4 538

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4914. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.9% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 18.4%. General caste population has increased by 38.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -98.9% and child population has increased by 25.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gedi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.1% 38.3% 18.3% -98.9% 25.6%
Male 18.4% 36.8% 24% -99.1% 38.7%
Female 19.9% 39.9% 12.7% -98.7% 14%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 943 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 922 and in schedule tribe is 1333. There are 921 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 200 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gedi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 21 -92 410 -200
2011 943 944 922 1333 921
2001 931 923 1014 923 1121

Literacy

Total 1826 people in the village are literate, among them 1231 are male and 595 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gedi is 39%. 51% of male and 26% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gedi

Total Male Female
Change 14.4% 13.2% 16.4%
2011 38.6% 50.7% 25.8%
2001 24.2% 37.5% 9.4%

Workers profile

Gedi has 33% (1915) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 16% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gedi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.7% 28.8% 3.9% 67.3%
Male 48.2% 46.1% 2.1% 51.8%
Female 16.2% 10.4% 5.8% 83.8%