Koth Village, with population of about 10 thousand is Dholka sub district's the most populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Koth village is 46 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 225 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Koth which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Koth village to Dholka is 20 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Koth village is 382240. The village comes under Koth panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 66 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 10 thousand people, among them 5453 (52%) are male and 4986 (48%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Koth village is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 2173 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Koth

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,439 9,396 1,027 16 1,395
Male 5,453 4,916 528 9 760
Female 4,986 4,480 499 7 635

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9382. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.6% which is -1.3% lower than male population growth rate of 11.9%. General caste population has increased by 15.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -18.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 60% and child population has decreased by -3.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Koth

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.3% 15.8% -18.5% 60% -3.9%
Male 11.9% 16.8% -19.6% 50% -2.6%
Female 10.6% 14.8% -17.2% 75% -5.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 945 and in schedule tribe is 778. There are 836 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Koth

Total General SC ST Child
Change -12 -16 27 111 -26
2011 914 911 945 778 836
2001 926 927 918 667 862

Literacy

Total 6640 people in the village are literate, among them 3951 are male and 2689 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Koth is 73%. 84% of male and 62% 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 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Koth

Total Male Female
Change 6.7% 2.6% 11.0%
2011 73.4% 84.2% 61.8%
2001 66.7% 81.6% 50.8%

Workers profile

Koth has 38% (4001) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 19% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Koth

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.3% 34.4% 3.9% 61.7%
Male 55.9% 54.8% 1.1% 44.1%
Female 19.1% 12.1% 7% 80.9%