Dhedhal Village, with population of 3146 is Bavla sub district's the 11th most populous village, located in Bavla sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Dhedhal village is 6 km2 and it is the 9th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 497 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bavla and distance from Dhedhal village to Bavla is 2 km. Pin code of Dhedhal village is 382220. The village comes under Dhedhal panchayat. Bavla is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 2 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 24 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3146 people, among them 1616 (51%) are male and 1530 (49%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhedhal village is 16%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 603 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhedhal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,146 2,885 261 0 512
Male 1,616 1,474 142 0 280
Female 1,530 1,411 119 0 232

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2776. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.4% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 11.4%. General caste population has increased by 14.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17% and child population has decreased by -2.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhedhal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 15 17 -100 -2
Male 11 11 32 -100 1
Female 15 19 4 -100 -6

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 838. There are 829 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 59 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhedhal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 62 -227 -1,471 -59
2011 947 957 838 0 829
2001 914 895 1,065 1,471 888

Literacy

Total 1717 people in the village are literate, among them 1047 are male and 670 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhedhal is 65%. 78% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhedhal

Total Male Female
Change 10 7 13
2011 65 78 52
2001 56 71 39

Workers profile

Dhedhal has 49% (1544) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 39% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhedhal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49 40 9 51
Male 59 55 4 41
Female 39 23 15 61