Sahij Village, with population of 3499 is Dholka sub district's the 16th most populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Sahij village is 12 km2 and it is the 32nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 302 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Sahij village to Dholka is 8 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sahij village is 382225. The village comes under Sahij panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 45 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3499 people, among them 1837 (53%) are male and 1662 (47%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sahij village is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 754 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sahij

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,499 2,671 755 73 369
Male 1,837 1,394 406 37 201
Female 1,662 1,277 349 36 168

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3199. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.5% which is -1.7% lower than male population growth rate of 10.2%. General caste population has increased by 12.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by 0%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by 0% and child population has decreased by -22.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sahij

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9 13 0 0 -23
Male 10 13 3 6 -26
Female 9 13 -3 -5 -19

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 916, in schedule caste is 860 and in schedule tribe is 973. There are 836 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 66 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sahij

Total General SC ST Child
Change -14 -2 -47 -113 66
2011 905 916 860 973 836
2001 919 918 907 1,086 770

Literacy

Total 2507 people in the village are literate, among them 1479 are male and 1028 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sahij is 80%. 90% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sahij

Total Male Female
Change 16 10 21
2011 80 90 69
2001 65 81 48

Workers profile

Sahij has 42% (1472) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 23% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sahij

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42 32 10 58
Male 60 56 4 40
Female 23 5 17 77