Jakhau Village, with population of 5369 is Abdasa sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Abdasa sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Jakhau village is 130 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 41 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhuj and distance from Jakhau village to Bhuj is 103 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Jakhau village is 370640. The village comes under Jakhau panchayat. Naliya is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 14 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhuj which is 103 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 5369 people, among them 2716 (51%) are male and 2653 (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 Jakhau village is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1033 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jakhau

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,369 4,946 420 3 920
Male 2,716 2,495 218 3 478
Female 2,653 2,451 202 0 442

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 31.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4076. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.8% which is -3.9% lower than male population growth rate of 33.7%. General caste population has increased by 39%; Schedule caste population has increased by 438.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -99.3% and child population has increased by 32.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jakhau

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31.7% 39% 438.5% -99.3% 32.4%
Male 33.7% 40.9% 522.9% -98.7% 31.7%
Female 29.8% 37.2% 369.8% -100% 33.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 982, in schedule caste is 927. There are 925 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jakhau

Total General SC ST Child
Change -29 -27 -302 -947 10
2011 977 982 927 0 925
2001 1006 1009 1229 947 915

Literacy

Total 2502 people in the village are literate, among them 1443 are male and 1059 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jakhau is 56%. 64% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jakhau

Total Male Female
Change 6.4% 2.8% 9.8%
2011 56.2% 64.5% 47.9%
2001 49.8% 61.7% 38.1%

Workers profile

Jakhau has 33% (1767) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 11% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jakhau

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.9% 27.9% 5% 67.1%
Male 54.7% 49.1% 5.6% 45.3%
Female 10.6% 6.2% 4.4% 89.4%