Lodai Village, with population of 4087 is Bhuj sub district's the 15th most populous village, located in Bhuj sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Lodai village is 53 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 78 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhuj and distance from Lodai village to Bhuj is 32 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Lodai village is 370001. The village comes under Lodai panchayat. Bhuj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhuj which is 32 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4087 people, among them 2203 (54%) are male and 1884 (46%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lodai village is 16%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 910 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lodai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,087 3,745 335 7 660
Male 2,203 2,023 175 5 365
Female 1,884 1,722 160 2 295

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 30.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3132. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.4% which is -7.8% lower than male population growth rate of 34.2%. General caste population has increased by 41.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -95.7% and child population has increased by 45.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lodai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31 41 4 -96 45
Male 34 47 0 -94 52
Female 26 36 10 -97 37

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 855 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 851, in schedule caste is 914 and in schedule tribe is 400. There are 808 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 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 88 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lodai

Total General SC ST Child
Change -52 -68 80 -472 -88
2011 855 851 914 400 808
2001 907 919 834 872 896

Literacy

Total 1880 people in the village are literate, among them 1261 are male and 619 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lodai is 55%. 69% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lodai

Total Male Female
Change 12 12 11
2011 55 69 39
2001 43 56 28

Workers profile

Lodai has 37% (1499) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 18% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lodai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 30 7 63
Male 52 48 5 48
Female 18 9 10 82