Vataman Village, with population of 6830 is Dholka sub district's the 4th most populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Vataman village is 30 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 228 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Vataman village to Dholka is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Vataman village is 382265. The village comes under Vataman panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 70 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6830 people, among them 3536 (52%) are male and 3294 (48%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vataman village is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1336 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vataman

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,830 6,270 560 0 961
Male 3,536 3,232 304 0 504
Female 3,294 3,038 256 0 457

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5906. Female population growth rate of the village is 16% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 15.3%. General caste population has increased by 18.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -10.1% and child population has decreased by -1.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vataman

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16 19 -10 0 -2
Male 15 18 -10 0 1
Female 16 19 -11 0 -5

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 932 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, in schedule caste is 842. There are 907 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vataman

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 5 -7 0 -49
2011 932 940 842 0 907
2001 926 935 849 0 956

Literacy

Total 4402 people in the village are literate, among them 2661 are male and 1741 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vataman is 75%. 88% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vataman

Total Male Female
Change 13 10 16
2011 75 88 61
2001 62 78 45

Workers profile

Vataman has 33% (2234) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 10% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vataman

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33 29 4 67
Male 54 52 3 46
Female 10 5 4 91