Modhera Village, with population of 6373 is Becharaji sub district's the most populous village, located in Becharaji sub district of Mahesana district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Modhera village is 24 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 262 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Chanasma and distance from Modhera village to Chanasma is 14 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Modhera village is 384212. The village comes under Modhera panchayat. Becharaji is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahesana which is 25 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6373 people, among them 3335 (52%) are male and 3038 (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Modhera village is 12%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 1372 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Modhera

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,373 5,496 870 7 761
Male 3,335 2,855 477 3 427
Female 3,038 2,641 393 4 334

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5908. Female population growth rate of the village is 6% which is -3.7% lower than male population growth rate of 9.7%. General caste population has increased by 8.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -61.1% and child population has decreased by -10.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Modhera

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8 9 5 -61 -11
Male 10 11 7 -67 -9
Female 6 7 3 -56 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 911 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 925, in schedule caste is 824 and in schedule tribe is 1333. There are 782 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Modhera

Total General SC ST Child
Change -32 -33 -31 333 -25
2011 911 925 824 1,333 782
2001 943 958 855 1,000 807

Literacy

Total 4360 people in the village are literate, among them 2539 are male and 1821 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Modhera is 78%. 87% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Modhera

Total Male Female
Change 6 3 9
2011 78 87 67
2001 72 84 59

Workers profile

Modhera has 40% (2538) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 23% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Modhera

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40 39 1 60
Male 56 55 1 45
Female 23 22 0 77