Jakhda Village, with population of 2478 is Dholka sub district's the 24th most populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Jakhda village is 14 km2 and it is the 28th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 184 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Jakhda village to Dholka is 35 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Jakhda village is 382230. The village comes under Jakhda panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 35 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 75 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2478 people, among them 1285 (52%) are male and 1193 (48%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jakhda village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 438 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jakhda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,478 2,273 205 0 361
Male 1,285 1,181 104 0 196
Female 1,193 1,092 101 0 165

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 23.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2013. Female population growth rate of the village is 24.4% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 21.9%. General caste population has increased by 22.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.6% and child population has increased by 0.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jakhda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23 23 31 0 1
Male 22 22 24 0 9
Female 24 23 38 0 -7

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 925, in schedule caste is 971. There are 842 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 147 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jakhda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 12 102 0 -147
2011 928 925 971 0 842
2001 910 913 869 0 989

Literacy

Total 1573 people in the village are literate, among them 936 are male and 637 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jakhda is 74%. 86% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jakhda

Total Male Female
Change 10 4 16
2011 74 86 62
2001 65 82 46

Workers profile

Jakhda has 34% (847) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 13% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jakhda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 28 6 66
Male 54 50 3 46
Female 13 4 10 87