Bhurkhi Village, with population of 1836 is Dholka sub district's the 32nd least populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Bhurkhi village is 17 km2 and it is the 21st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 108 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Bhurkhi which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Bhurkhi village to Dholka is 27 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bhurkhi village is 382230. The village comes under Bhurkhi panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 27 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 70 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1836 people, among them 962 (52%) are male and 874 (48%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhurkhi village is 13%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 351 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhurkhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,836 1,684 152 0 235
Male 962 880 82 0 132
Female 874 804 70 0 103

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -7.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1981. Female population growth rate of the village is -8.5% which is -2.3% lower than male population growth rate of -6.2%. General caste population has decreased by -4.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -15.1% and child population has decreased by -41.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhurkhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -7.3% -4.5% -15.1% -100% -41.8%
Male -6.2% -3.4% -11.8% -100% -38.9%
Female -8.5% -5.6% -18.6% -100% -45.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 909 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 914, in schedule caste is 854. There are 780 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 90 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhurkhi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -22 -21 -71 -773 -90
2011 909 914 854 0 780
2001 931 935 925 773 870

Literacy

Total 1284 people in the village are literate, among them 767 are male and 517 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhurkhi is 80%. 92% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 25%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 33%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhurkhi

Total Male Female
Change 25.2% 17.5% 33.1%
2011 80.2% 92.4% 67.1%
2001 55% 74.9% 34%

Workers profile

Bhurkhi has 51% (937) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 45% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 43% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhurkhi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51% 24.2% 26.8% 49%
Male 56.5% 44.5% 12.1% 43.5%
Female 45% 1.9% 43% 55%