Paldi Village, with population of 1469 is Dholka sub district's the 26th least populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Paldi village is 5 km2 and it is the 15th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 282 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Paldi village to Dholka is 11 km. Pin code of Paldi village is 382225. The village comes under Paldi panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 11 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 51 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1469 people, among them 767 (52%) are male and 702 (48%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Paldi village is 14%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 291 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Paldi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,469 1,062 407 0 208
Male 767 546 221 0 115
Female 702 516 186 0 93

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1329. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.3% which is -2.3% lower than male population growth rate of 11.6%. General caste population has increased by 9.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14% and child population has increased by 7.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Paldi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.5% 9.3% 14% 0% 7.2%
Male 11.6% 10.1% 15.7% 0% 10.6%
Female 9.3% 8.4% 12% 0% 3.3%

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 945, in schedule caste is 842. There are 809 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 56 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Paldi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -19 -15 -27 0 -56
2011 915 945 842 0 809
2001 934 960 869 0 865

Literacy

Total 881 people in the village are literate, among them 541 are male and 340 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Paldi is 70%. 83% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Paldi

Total Male Female
Change 9.7% 7.5% 11.8%
2011 69.9% 83% 55.8%
2001 60.2% 75.5% 44%

Workers profile

Paldi has 40% (582) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 18% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Paldi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.6% 37.8% 1.8% 60.4%
Male 59.1% 57.6% 1.4% 40.9%
Female 18.4% 16.1% 2.3% 81.6%