Chaloda Village, with population of 8641 is Dholka sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Chaloda village is 17 km2 and it is the 20th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 509 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Chaloda village to Dholka is 8 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chaloda village is 382260. The village comes under Chaloda panchayat. Dholka 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 48 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 8641 people, among them 4460 (52%) are male and 4181 (48%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chaloda village is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1772 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chaloda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,641 7,102 1,539 0 1,107
Male 4,460 3,648 812 0 576
Female 4,181 3,454 727 0 531

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7128. Female population growth rate of the village is 24.5% which is 6.2% higher than male population growth rate of 18.3%. General caste population has increased by 27.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.6% and child population has increased by 28% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chaloda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.2% 27.3% -0.6% 0% 28%
Male 18.3% 24.1% -2.3% 0% 24.1%
Female 24.5% 30.8% 1.4% 0% 32.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 937 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 947, in schedule caste is 895. 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 58 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chaloda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 47 49 32 0 58
2011 937 947 895 0 922
2001 890 898 863 0 864

Literacy

Total 5851 people in the village are literate, among them 3331 are male and 2520 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chaloda is 78%. 86% of male and 69% 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 - Chaloda

Total Male Female
Change 7.2% 4.4% 10.6%
2011 77.7% 85.8% 69%
2001 70.5% 81.4% 58.4%

Workers profile

Chaloda has 37% (3238) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 14% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chaloda

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.5% 32.9% 4.5% 62.5%
Male 59.6% 57% 2.7% 40.4%
Female 13.8% 7.3% 6.5% 86.2%