Dedhiya Village, with population of 806 is Mandvi sub district's the 38th least populous village, located in Mandvi sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Dedhiya village is 11 km2 and it is the 40th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 75 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Mandvi and distance from Dedhiya village to Mandvi is 30 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dedhiya village is 370450. The village comes under Dedhiya panchayat. Mandvi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhuj which is 91 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 806 people, among them 424 (53%) are male and 382 (47%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dedhiya village is 19%, among them 61% are boys and 39% are girls. There are 158 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dedhiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 806 668 138 0 150
Male 424 354 70 0 91
Female 382 314 68 0 59

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 30.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 617. Female population growth rate of the village is 33.6% which is 5.5% higher than male population growth rate of 28.1%. General caste population has increased by 38.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.2% and child population has increased by 27.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dedhiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31 39 2 0 27
Male 28 41 -11 0 49
Female 34 37 21 0 4

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 887, in schedule caste is 971. There are 648 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 286 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dedhiya

Total General SC ST Child
Change 37 -26 262 0 -286
2011 901 887 971 0 648
2001 864 913 709 0 934

Literacy

Total 422 people in the village are literate, among them 240 are male and 182 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dedhiya is 64%. 72% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dedhiya

Total Male Female
Change 1 -2 6
2011 64 72 56
2001 64 74 51

Workers profile

Dedhiya has 36% (290) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 17% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dedhiya

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 36 0 64
Male 53 53 0 47
Female 17 17 0 83