Meghpar (Borichi) Village, with population of about 13 thousand is Anjar sub district's the most populous village, located in Anjar sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Meghpar (Borichi) village is 13 km2 and it is the 30th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 969 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Anjar and distance from Meghpar (Borichi) village to Anjar is 2 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Meghpar (Borichi) village is 370110. The village comes under Meghpar (borichi) panchayat. Anjar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 2 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhuj which is 52 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6701 (53%) are male and 5936 (47%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Meghpar (Borichi) village is 16%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 2799 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Meghpar (Borichi)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,637 11,619 787 231 1,975
Male 6,701 6,170 411 120 1,090
Female 5,936 5,449 376 111 885

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 708% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1564. Female population growth rate of the village is 810.4% which is 175.6% higher than male population growth rate of 634.8%. General caste population has increased by 848.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 424.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.2% and child population has increased by 642.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Meghpar (Borichi)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 708% 848.5% 424.7% 22.2% 642.5%
Male 634.8% 738.3% 426.9% 22.4% 641.5%
Female 810.4% 1014.3% 422.2% 22% 643.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 886 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 883, in schedule caste is 915 and in schedule tribe is 925. There are 812 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 171 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Meghpar (Borichi)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 171 219 -8 -4 2
2011 886 883 915 925 812
2001 715 664 923 929 810

Literacy

Total 9258 people in the village are literate, among them 5159 are male and 4099 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Meghpar (Borichi) is 87%. 92% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 28%. Male literacy has gone up by 22% and female literacy rate has gone up by 37%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Meghpar (Borichi)

Total Male Female
Change 27.4% 21.8% 37.1%
2011 86.8% 91.9% 81.2%
2001 59.4% 70.1% 44.1%

Workers profile

Meghpar (Borichi) has 34% (4296) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 7% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Meghpar (Borichi)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34% 32.1% 1.9% 66%
Male 58% 56.1% 1.9% 42%
Female 6.9% 5% 1.9% 93.1%