Samakhiari Village, with population of about 10 thousand is Bhachau sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Bhachau sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Samakhiari village is 21 km2 and it is the 33rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 497 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Samakhiari which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Bhachau and distance from Samakhiari village to Bhachau is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Samakhiari village is 370150. The village comes under Samakhiari panchayat. Bhachau is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhuj which is 96 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 10 thousand people, among them 5748 (55%) are male and 4654 (45%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Samakhiari village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 2482 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Samakhiari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,402 9,454 856 92 1,577
Male 5,748 5,255 444 49 847
Female 4,654 4,199 412 43 730

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 76.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5897. Female population growth rate of the village is 62.2% which is -27.6% lower than male population growth rate of 89.8%. General caste population has increased by 99.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -83.4% and child population has increased by 53.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Samakhiari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 76.4% 99.6% 40.8% -83.4% 53.6%
Male 89.8% 113.9% 47% -81.8% 57.7%
Female 62.2% 84.2% 34.6% -84.9% 49%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 810 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 799, in schedule caste is 928 and in schedule tribe is 878. There are 862 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 137 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 50 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Samakhiari

Total General SC ST Child
Change -137 -129 -85 -178 -50
2011 810 799 928 878 862
2001 947 928 1013 1056 912

Literacy

Total 6463 people in the village are literate, among them 4133 are male and 2330 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Samakhiari is 73%. 84% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Samakhiari

Total Male Female
Change 10.3% 5.4% 13.2%
2011 73.2% 84.3% 59.4%
2001 62.9% 78.9% 46.2%

Workers profile

Samakhiari has 35% (3617) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 6% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Samakhiari

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.8% 33.8% 1% 65.2%
Male 58.3% 57.8% 0.5% 41.7%
Female 5.7% 4% 1.7% 94.3%