Sher Village, with population of 1186 is Mandal sub district's the 12th least populous village, located in Mandal sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Sher village is 9 km2 and it is the 18th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 127 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Viramgam and distance from Sher village to Viramgam is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sher village is 382130. The village comes under Sher panchayat. Mandal is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 85 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1186 people, among them 611 (52%) are male and 575 (48%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sher village is 7%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 263 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sher

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,186 997 189 0 88
Male 611 515 96 0 49
Female 575 482 93 0 39

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1155. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.9% which is 6.1% higher than male population growth rate of -0.2%. General caste population has increased by 2.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.4% and child population has decreased by -43.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sher

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.7% 2.4% 4.4% 0% -43.9%
Male -0.2% -0.8% 3.2% 0% -39.5%
Female 5.9% 5.9% 5.7% 0% -48.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 941 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 936, in schedule caste is 969. There are 796 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 54 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 142 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sher

Total General SC ST Child
Change 54 59 23 0 -142
2011 941 936 969 0 796
2001 887 877 946 0 938

Literacy

Total 973 people in the village are literate, among them 546 are male and 427 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sher is 89%. 97% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sher

Total Male Female
Change 11.1% 5.5% 18.5%
2011 88.6% 97.2% 79.7%
2001 77.5% 91.7% 61.2%

Workers profile

Sher has 43% (510) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 29% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sher

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43% 35.8% 7.2% 57%
Male 56.5% 53.4% 3.1% 43.5%
Female 28.7% 17.2% 11.5% 71.3%