Bholad Village, with population of 1893 is Dholka sub district's the 34th least populous village, located in Dholka sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Bholad village is 29 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 66 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dholka and distance from Bholad village to Dholka is 42 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bholad village is 382230. The village comes under Bholad panchayat. Dholka is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 42 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 82 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1893 people, among them 1003 (53%) are male and 890 (47%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bholad village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 401 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bholad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,893 1,783 110 0 205
Male 1,003 937 66 0 107
Female 890 846 44 0 98

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 27.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1489. Female population growth rate of the village is 24.1% which is -5.8% lower than male population growth rate of 29.9%. General caste population has increased by 34.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -32.9% and child population has decreased by -14.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bholad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27 35 -33 0 -15
Male 30 37 -27 0 -16
Female 24 32 -41 0 -13

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 887 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 667. There are 916 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 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 41 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bholad

Total General SC ST Child
Change -42 -40 -155 0 41
2011 887 903 667 0 916
2001 929 943 822 0 875

Literacy

Total 1353 people in the village are literate, among them 827 are male and 526 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bholad is 80%. 92% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bholad

Total Male Female
Change 15 11 17
2011 80 92 66
2001 66 81 49

Workers profile

Bholad has 53% (998) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 41% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 38% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bholad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 53 29 24 47
Male 63 51 12 37
Female 41 3 38 59