Saroda Village, with population of 4534 is Dholka sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Saroda village is 16 km2 and it is the 24th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 287 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Saroda village to Dholka is 13 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Saroda village is 382260. The village comes under Saroda panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 13 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 26 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4534 people, among them 2388 (53%) are male and 2146 (47%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saroda village is 15%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 920 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Saroda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,534 3,776 745 13 664
Male 2,388 1,991 391 6 369
Female 2,146 1,785 354 7 295

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4124. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.6% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 8.5%. General caste population has increased by 7.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.1% and child population has increased by 11.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Saroda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.9% 7.5% 22.1% 0% 11.2%
Male 8.5% 6.2% 19.6% 0% 10.5%
Female 11.6% 8.8% 25.1% 0% 12.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 899 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 897, in schedule caste is 905 and in schedule tribe is 1167. There are 799 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Saroda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 22 40 1167 12
2011 899 897 905 1167 799
2001 874 875 865 0 787

Literacy

Total 2888 people in the village are literate, among them 1739 are male and 1149 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saroda is 75%. 86% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Saroda

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 2.0% 9.6%
2011 74.6% 86.1% 62.1%
2001 69.2% 84.1% 52.5%

Workers profile

Saroda has 35% (1608) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 10% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Saroda

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.5% 33.1% 2.3% 64.5%
Male 58% 57.4% 0.6% 42%
Female 10.4% 6.2% 4.3% 89.6%