Girand Village, with population of 957 is Dholka sub district's the 15th least populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Girand village is 5 km2 and it is the 17th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 179 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Girand village to Dholka is 17 km. Pin code of Girand village is 382250. The village comes under Girand panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 17 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 53 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 957 people, among them 500 (52%) are male and 457 (48%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Girand village is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 207 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Girand

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 957 776 132 49 113
Male 500 405 70 25 57
Female 457 371 62 24 56

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 987. Female population growth rate of the village is -1.3% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of -4.6%. General caste population has increased by 3.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -25.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -21% and child population has decreased by -18.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Girand

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3% 3.7% -25.4% -21% -18.1%
Male -4.6% 2.3% -23.1% -32.4% -28.8%
Female -1.3% 5.4% -27.9% -4% -3.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 916, in schedule caste is 886 and in schedule tribe is 960. There are 982 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 257 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Girand

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 27 -59 284 257
2011 914 916 886 960 982
2001 884 889 945 676 725

Literacy

Total 702 people in the village are literate, among them 386 are male and 316 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Girand is 83%. 87% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 22%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 28%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Girand

Total Male Female
Change 22.5% 18.0% 27.4%
2011 83.2% 87.1% 78.8%
2001 60.7% 69.1% 51.4%

Workers profile

Girand has 37% (358) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 9% female population are working population. 63% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Girand

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.4% 37% 0.4% 62.6%
Male 63.4% 63% 0.4% 36.6%
Female 9% 8.5% 0.4% 91%