Shekhdi Village, with population of 672 is Dholka sub district's the 7th least populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Shekhdi village is 2 km2 and it is the 6th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 305 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Shekhdi village to Dholka is 5 km. Pin code of Shekhdi village is 382225. The village comes under Shekhdi panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 35 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 672 people, among them 351 (52%) are male and 321 (48%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shekhdi village is 12%, among them 62% are boys and 38% are girls. There are 136 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shekhdi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 672 628 36 8 78
Male 351 328 18 5 48
Female 321 300 18 3 30

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 624. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.2% which is -8.9% lower than male population growth rate of 12.1%. General caste population has increased by 6.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 300% and child population has decreased by -24.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shekhdi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8 7 9 300 -24
Male 12 11 6 400 -8
Female 3 2 13 200 -41

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 915 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 915, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 600. There are 625 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 79 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 356 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shekhdi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -79 -82 59 -400 -356
2011 915 915 1,000 600 625
2001 994 997 941 1,000 981

Literacy

Total 424 people in the village are literate, among them 262 are male and 162 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shekhdi is 71%. 86% 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 -3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shekhdi

Total Male Female
Change 1 -3 4
2011 71 87 56
2001 71 89 52

Workers profile

Shekhdi has 66% (443) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 70% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 64% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shekhdi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 66 33 33 34
Male 62 57 5 38
Female 70 7 64 30