Arnej Village, with population of 1592 is Dholka sub district's the 28th least populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Arnej village is 11 km2 and it is the 34th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 144 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Arnej which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Arnej village to Dholka is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Arnej village is 382230. The village comes under Arnej panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 61 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1592 people, among them 820 (52%) are male and 772 (48%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Arnej village is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 352 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Arnej

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,592 1,467 125 0 238
Male 820 754 66 0 126
Female 772 713 59 0 112

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1391. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.9% which is 10.1% higher than male population growth rate of 9.8%. General caste population has increased by 15.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.6% and child population has increased by 21.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Arnej

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.5% 15.9% 1.6% -100% 21.4%
Male 9.8% 10.4% 4.8% -100% 21.2%
Female 19.9% 22.3% -1.7% -100% 21.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 941 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 894. There are 889 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 79 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Arnej

Total General SC ST Child
Change 79 92 -58 -1000 4
2011 941 946 894 0 889
2001 862 854 952 1000 885

Literacy

Total 1001 people in the village are literate, among them 607 are male and 394 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Arnej is 74%. 87% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Arnej

Total Male Female
Change 0.3% -3.6% 6.6%
2011 73.9% 87.5% 59.7%
2001 73.6% 91.1% 53.1%

Workers profile

Arnej has 33% (533) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 8% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Arnej

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.5% 28.3% 5.2% 66.5%
Male 57.4% 50.2% 7.2% 42.6%
Female 8% 4.9% 3.1% 92%