Shinay Village, with population of 4345 is Gandhidham sub district's the 4th least populous village, located in Gandhidham sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Shinay village is 23 km2 and it is the 4th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 188 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Gandhidham and distance from Shinay village to Gandhidham is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Shinay village is 370205. The village comes under Shinay panchayat. Gandhidham is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhuj which is 60 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4345 people, among them 2203 (51%) are male and 2142 (49%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shinay village is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 969 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shinay

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,345 4,237 75 33 674
Male 2,203 2,147 40 16 338
Female 2,142 2,090 35 17 336

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 35.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3197. Female population growth rate of the village is 41.7% which is 11% higher than male population growth rate of 30.7%. General caste population has increased by 39.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 97.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -70.5% and child population has increased by 54.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shinay

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35.9% 39.1% 97.4% -70.5% 54.6%
Male 30.7% 34.1% 81.8% -74.2% 49.6%
Female 41.7% 44.5% 118.8% -66% 60%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 973, in schedule caste is 875 and in schedule tribe is 1063. There are 994 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 75 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 65 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shinay

Total General SC ST Child
Change 75 70 148 257 65
2011 972 973 875 1063 994
2001 897 903 727 806 929

Literacy

Total 3008 people in the village are literate, among them 1647 are male and 1361 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shinay is 82%. 88% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shinay

Total Male Female
Change 10.2% 5.9% 15.6%
2011 81.9% 88.3% 75.4%
2001 71.7% 82.4% 59.8%

Workers profile

Shinay has 37% (1603) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 16% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shinay

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.9% 32.5% 4.3% 63.1%
Male 57.3% 55.9% 1.5% 42.7%
Female 15.9% 8.5% 7.3% 84.1%