Vejalka Village, with population of 2049 is Dholka sub district's the 31st most populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Vejalka village is 27 km2 and it is the 8th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 75 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Vejalka which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Vejalka village to Dholka is 32 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Vejalka village is 382230. The village comes under Vejalka panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 72 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2049 people, among them 1096 (53%) are male and 953 (47%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vejalka village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 369 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vejalka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,049 1,863 186 0 316
Male 1,096 999 97 0 171
Female 953 864 89 0 145

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1839. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.2% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 11.6%. General caste population has increased by 11.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.4% and child population has increased by 12.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vejalka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11 11 11 0 13
Male 12 12 7 0 13
Female 11 11 17 0 13

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 870 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 865, in schedule caste is 918. There are 848 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vejalka

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -12 83 0 6
2011 870 865 918 0 848
2001 873 877 835 0 842

Literacy

Total 1283 people in the village are literate, among them 807 are male and 476 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vejalka is 74%. 87% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vejalka

Total Male Female
Change 11 8 14
2011 74 87 59
2001 63 79 45

Workers profile

Vejalka has 30% (623) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 5% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vejalka

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30 26 4 70
Male 52 46 6 48
Female 5 3 2 95