Kidana Village, with population of about 16 thousand is Gandhidham sub district's the most populous village, located in Gandhidham sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Kidana village is 30 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 527 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Gandhidham and distance from Kidana village to Gandhidham is 4 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kidana village is 370205. The village comes under Kidana panchayat. Gandhidham is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 4 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhuj which is 60 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8093 (52%) are male and 7576 (48%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kidana village is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3272 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kidana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,669 11,935 3,552 182 2,468
Male 8,093 6,210 1,786 97 1,284
Female 7,576 5,725 1,766 85 1,184

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 68.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9285. Female population growth rate of the village is 72.3% which is 6.8% higher than male population growth rate of 65.5%. General caste population has increased by 72%; Schedule caste population has increased by 143.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -79.5% and child population has increased by 42.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kidana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 68.8% 72% 143.5% -79.5% 42.9%
Male 65.5% 68.5% 139.7% -78.9% 43%
Female 72.3% 75.9% 147.3% -80.1% 42.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 922, in schedule caste is 989 and in schedule tribe is 876. There are 922 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 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kidana

Total General SC ST Child
Change 37 39 31 -54 -1
2011 936 922 989 876 922
2001 899 883 958 930 923

Literacy

Total 9572 people in the village are literate, among them 5696 are male and 3876 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kidana is 73%. 84% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kidana

Total Male Female
Change 19.9% 18.1% 22.5%
2011 72.5% 83.7% 60.6%
2001 52.6% 65.6% 38.1%

Workers profile

Kidana has 33% (5181) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 9% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kidana

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.1% 31.4% 1.7% 66.9%
Male 55.5% 53.3% 2.2% 44.5%
Female 9.1% 8% 1.1% 90.9%