Virpur Village, with population of 1612 is Dholka sub district's the 29th least populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Virpur village is 7 km2 and it is the 24th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 242 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Virpur village to Dholka is 12 km. Pin code of Virpur village is 382260. The village comes under Virpur panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 57 km away. 0.3 square kilometer (4%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1612 people, among them 834 (52%) are male and 778 (48%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Virpur village is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 303 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Virpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,612 1,223 229 160 206
Male 834 630 114 90 112
Female 778 593 115 70 94

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1317. Female population growth rate of the village is 25.1% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 20%. General caste population has increased by 24.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5.3% and child population has decreased by -5.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Virpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.4% 24.8% 23.8% 5.3% -5.5%
Male 20% 23.8% 17.5% 1.1% 1.8%
Female 25.1% 25.9% 30.7% 11.1% -13%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 933 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 1009 and in schedule tribe is 778. There are 839 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 143 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Virpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 16 102 70 -143
2011 933 941 1009 778 839
2001 895 925 907 708 982

Literacy

Total 987 people in the village are literate, among them 575 are male and 412 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Virpur is 70%. 80% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Virpur

Total Male Female
Change 10.7% 4.2% 18.8%
2011 70.2% 79.6% 60.2%
2001 59.5% 75.4% 41.4%

Workers profile

Virpur has 47% (761) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 33% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 27% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Virpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47.2% 28.4% 18.8% 52.8%
Male 60.4% 49.2% 11.3% 39.6%
Female 33% 6.2% 26.9% 67%