Nirona Village, with population of 5710 is Nakhatrana sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Nakhatrana sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Nirona village is 129 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 44 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhuj and distance from Nirona village to Bhuj is 40 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Nirona village is 370001. The village comes under Nirona panchayat. Nakhatrana is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 40 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhuj which is 40 km away. 0.81 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 5710 people, among them 2916 (51%) are male and 2794 (49%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nirona village is 16%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 1085 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nirona

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,710 5,235 447 28 886
Male 2,916 2,673 229 14 419
Female 2,794 2,562 218 14 467

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4955. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.2% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of 12.5%. General caste population has increased by 29.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -36%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -86.7% and child population has increased by 14.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nirona

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.2% 29.4% -36% -86.7% 14.2%
Male 12.5% 26.7% -38.8% -86.9% 5%
Female 18.2% 32.3% -32.7% -86.4% 23.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1115 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 46 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 170 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nirona

Total General SC ST Child
Change 46 40 86 37 170
2011 958 958 952 1000 1115
2001 912 918 866 963 945

Literacy

Total 3050 people in the village are literate, among them 1826 are male and 1224 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nirona is 63%. 73% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nirona

Total Male Female
Change 3.4% 2.0% 5.4%
2011 63.2% 73.1% 52.6%
2001 59.8% 71.1% 47.2%

Workers profile

Nirona has 38% (2158) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 14% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nirona

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.8% 37.2% 0.6% 62.2%
Male 60.4% 59.9% 0.4% 39.6%
Female 14.2% 13.4% 0.8% 85.8%