Badarkha Village, with population of about 10 thousand is Dholka sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Badarkha village is 11 km2 and it is the 34th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 930 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Badarkha village to Dholka is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Badarkha village is 382225. The village comes under Badarkha panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 30 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 10 thousand people, among them 5371 (54%) are male and 4631 (46%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Badarkha village is 12%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 1966 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Badarkha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,002 8,314 1,684 4 1,160
Male 5,371 4,458 909 4 666
Female 4,631 3,856 775 0 494

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8998. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.1% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 15%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -76.5% and child population has decreased by -2.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Badarkha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.2% 15% -4% -76.5% -2.8%
Male 11.2% 15.3% -4.8% -42.9% -1.3%
Female 11.1% 14.7% -3% -100% -4.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 862 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 865, in schedule caste is 853. There are 742 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Badarkha

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 -4 16 -1429 -25
2011 862 865 853 0 742
2001 864 869 837 1429 767

Literacy

Total 6851 people in the village are literate, among them 4026 are male and 2825 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Badarkha is 77%. 86% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Badarkha

Total Male Female
Change 7.7% 4.4% 11.4%
2011 77.5% 85.6% 68.3%
2001 69.8% 81.2% 56.9%

Workers profile

Badarkha has 39% (3883) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 15% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Badarkha

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.8% 33.1% 5.7% 61.2%
Male 59.2% 55.1% 4.2% 40.8%
Female 15.2% 7.6% 7.6% 84.8%