Kanthkot Village, with population of 2498 is Bhachau sub district's the 15th most populous village, located in Bhachau sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Kanthkot village is 105 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 24 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhachau and distance from Kanthkot village to Bhachau is 26 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kanthkot village is 370135. The village comes under Kanthkot panchayat. Bhachau is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhuj which is 110 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2498 people, among them 1241 (50%) are male and 1257 (50%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanthkot village is 18%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 572 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanthkot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,498 2,069 311 118 443
Male 1,241 1,016 159 66 234
Female 1,257 1,053 152 52 209

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -6.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2661. Female population growth rate of the village is -6.1% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of -6.1%. General caste population has increased by 22.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -82.3% and child population has decreased by -4.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kanthkot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -6.1% 22.4% 2.6% -82.3% -4.7%
Male -6.1% 25.3% -3% -81% 0%
Female -6.1% 19.8% 9.4% -83.8% -9.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1013 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1036, in schedule caste is 956 and in schedule tribe is 788. There are 893 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 94 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanthkot

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 -48 108 -137 -94
2011 1013 1036 956 788 893
2001 1013 1084 848 925 987

Literacy

Total 843 people in the village are literate, among them 535 are male and 308 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanthkot is 41%. 53% of male and 29% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanthkot

Total Male Female
Change 2.6% -0.1% 5.5%
2011 41% 53.1% 29.4%
2001 38.4% 53.2% 23.9%

Workers profile

Kanthkot has 31% (782) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 11% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanthkot

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.3% 30.5% 0.8% 68.7%
Male 51.4% 50.3% 1.1% 48.6%
Female 11.5% 11% 0.5% 88.5%