Saljada Village, with population of 1423 is Bavla sub district's the 11th least populous village, located in Bavla sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Saljada village is 7 km2 and it is the 10th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 206 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bavla and distance from Saljada village to Bavla is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Saljada village is 382220. The village comes under Saljada panchayat. Bavla is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Ahmadabad which is 40 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1423 people, among them 736 (52%) are male and 687 (48%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saljada village is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 321 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Saljada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,423 1,158 225 40 181
Male 736 599 116 21 99
Female 687 559 109 19 82

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1381. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.6% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 2.5%. General caste population has decreased by -0.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 900% and child population has decreased by -15% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Saljada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3% -0.4% 5.1% 900% -15%
Male 2.5% -1.8% 10.5% 600% -13.2%
Female 3.6% 1.1% 0% 1800% -17.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 933 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 933, in schedule caste is 940 and in schedule tribe is 905. There are 828 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Saljada

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 26 -98 572 -40
2011 933 933 940 905 828
2001 923 907 1038 333 868

Literacy

Total 937 people in the village are literate, among them 552 are male and 385 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saljada is 75%. 87% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Saljada

Total Male Female
Change 6.2% 3.9% 9.0%
2011 75.4% 86.7% 63.6%
2001 69.2% 82.8% 54.6%

Workers profile

Saljada has 44% (632) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 29% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Saljada

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.4% 44.3% 0.1% 55.6%
Male 58.7% 58.7% 0% 41.3%
Female 29.1% 28.8% 0.3% 70.9%