Navagam Village, with population of 632 is Dhandhuka sub district's the 8th least populous village, located in Dhandhuka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Navagam village is 94 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 7 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dhandhuka and distance from Navagam village to Dhandhuka is 42 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Navagam village is 382130. The village comes under Navagam panchayat. Dhandhuka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 42 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 120 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 632 people, among them 323 (51%) are male and 309 (49%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Navagam village is 16%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 130 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Navagam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 632 627 5 0 101
Male 323 320 3 0 56
Female 309 307 2 0 45

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 562. Female population growth rate of the village is 12% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of 12.9%. General caste population has increased by 12.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by 0% and child population has decreased by -9.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Navagam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.5% 12.6% 0% 0% -9.8%
Male 12.9% 13.1% 0% 0% -5.1%
Female 12% 12% 0% 0% -15.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 959, in schedule caste is 667. There are 804 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 94 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Navagam

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 -9 0 0 -94
2011 957 959 667 0 804
2001 965 968 667 0 898

Literacy

Total 266 people in the village are literate, among them 168 are male and 98 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Navagam is 50%. 63% of male and 37% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Navagam

Total Male Female
Change 15.2% 10.5% 20.1%
2011 50.1% 62.9% 37.1%
2001 34.9% 52.4% 17%

Workers profile

Navagam has 66% (420) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 67% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 61% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Navagam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 66.5% 32.6% 33.9% 33.5%
Male 65.6% 57.9% 7.7% 34.4%
Female 67.3% 6.1% 61.2% 32.7%