Rahtalav Village, with population of 1315 is Dhandhuka sub district's the 35th least populous village, located in Dhandhuka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Rahtalav village is 63 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 21 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Botad and distance from Rahtalav village to Botad is 14 km. Pin code of Rahtalav village is 382220. The village comes under Rahtalav panchayat. Dhandhuka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 35 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 115 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1315 people, among them 707 (54%) are male and 608 (46%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rahtalav village is 16%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 214 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rahtalav

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,315 1,310 0 5 214
Male 707 705 0 2 104
Female 608 605 0 3 110

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -5.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1395. Female population growth rate of the village is -6% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of -5.5%. General caste population has decreased by -6.1% and child population has decreased by -27.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rahtalav

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5.7% -6.1% 0% 0% -27.2%
Male -5.5% -5.7% 0% 0% -29.7%
Female -6% -6.5% 0% 0% -24.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 860 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 858, and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 1058 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 72 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rahtalav

Total General SC ST Child
Change -5 -7 0 1500 72
2011 860 858 0 1500 1058
2001 865 865 0 0 986

Literacy

Total 675 people in the village are literate, among them 431 are male and 244 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rahtalav is 61%. 71% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 24%. Male literacy has gone up by 20% and female literacy rate has gone up by 30%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rahtalav

Total Male Female
Change 24.7% 20.2% 30.0%
2011 61.3% 71.5% 49%
2001 36.6% 51.3% 19%

Workers profile

Rahtalav has 53% (693) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 46% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 28% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 34% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rahtalav

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.7% 22.1% 30.6% 47.3%
Male 58.4% 30.6% 27.9% 41.6%
Female 46.1% 12.2% 33.9% 53.9%