Begva Village, with population of 1289 is Dholka sub district's the 24th least populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Begva village is 7 km2 and it is the 26th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 190 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Begva village to Dholka is 20 km. Pin code of Begva village is 382260. The village comes under Begva panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 60 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1289 people, among them 665 (52%) are male and 624 (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Begva village is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 252 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Begva

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,289 1,102 187 0 192
Male 665 573 92 0 106
Female 624 529 95 0 86

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1035. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.6% which is 3.9% higher than male population growth rate of 22.7%. General caste population has increased by 25.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.6% and child population has increased by 1.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Begva

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25 26 18 0 2
Male 23 24 17 0 17
Female 27 28 19 0 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 923, in schedule caste is 1033. There are 811 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 266 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Begva

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 31 20 0 -266
2011 938 923 1,033 0 811
2001 910 892 1,013 0 1,077

Literacy

Total 650 people in the village are literate, among them 402 are male and 248 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Begva is 59%. 72% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Begva

Total Male Female
Change 14 17 13
2011 59 72 46
2001 45 55 33

Workers profile

Begva has 44% (567) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 32% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Begva

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44 39 5 56
Male 55 48 8 45
Female 32 30 2 68