Valod Taluka, with population of about 91 thousand is Tapi district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Tapi district of the state Gujarat in India. There are 40 villages in the sub district, among them Valod is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Tokarva is the least populous village with population of 90. Valod is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 20 km2 and Bahej is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 91 thousand people, among them about 46 thousand (50%) are male and about 45 thousand (50%) are female. 27% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 72% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Valod taluka is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 20 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Valod taluka live in the Valod Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Valod

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 90,566 24,710 988 64,868 8,971
Male 45,565 12,829 514 32,222 4,708
Female 45,001 11,881 474 32,646 4,263

Most populated Villages in Valod

Villages
Name Population
Valod 16075
Kamalchhod 6430
Buhari 5905
Degama 5350
Bedkuva 3416
Andhatri 3391
Vedchhi 2750
Ambach 2672
Shiker 2623
Kalamkui 2595

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 991 in Muslims are 949 and in Christians are 936

Religion wise population 2011 - Valod

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 90,566 83,633 4,961 1,179 16 11 536 7 223
Male 45,565 42,005 2,545 609 10 4 283 3 106
Female 45,001 41,628 2,416 570 6 7 253 4 117

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 3.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 87 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4.7% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 3.2%. General caste population has increased by 12%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1.2% and child population has decreased by -17.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Valod

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.9% 12% 3.7% 1.2% -17.3%
Male 3.2% 12.2% 5.3% 0% -15.7%
Female 4.7% 11.8% 1.9% 2.3% -19.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 988 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 926, in schedule caste is 922 and in schedule tribe is 1013. There are 905 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 39 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Valod

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 -4 -31 23 -39
2011 988 926 922 1013 905
2001 974 930 953 990 944

Villages with highest sex ratio in Valod

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Bahej 1091
Ambach 1078
Titva 1067
Nalotha 1065
Inama 1058
Ranveri 1053
Beldha 1045
Mordevi 1037
Degama 1037
Goddha 1036

Literacy

Total about 61 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 33 thousand are male and about 28 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Valod is 75%. 81% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Valod

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 9.7% 13.7%
2011 74.9% 80.7% 69.2%
2001 63.3% 71% 55.5%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Valod

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Pelad Buhari 87
Algat 87
Virpor 86
Vedchhi 85
Titva 85
Andhatri 84
Nansad 83
Delwada 83
Buhari 82
Butwada 81

Workers profile

Valod has 53% (about 48 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 43% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Valod

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.7% 46.3% 6.4% 47.3%
Male 62.3% 57.4% 4.9% 37.7%
Female 43.1% 35.2% 7.9% 56.9%

Biggest Villages in Valod

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Valod 20
Degama 14.3
Kamalchhod 10.6
Bedkuva 8.3
Kalamkui 8
Dhamodla 7.6
Mordevi 7.4
Shiker 7.1
Ambach 6.7
Titva 6.4