Kerala Village, with population of 1560 is Bavla sub district's the 15th least populous village, located in Bavla sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Kerala village is 6 km2 and it is the 6th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 266 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bavla and distance from Kerala village to Bavla is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kerala village is 382220. The village comes under Kerala 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 1560 people, among them 827 (53%) are male and 733 (47%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kerala village is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 348 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kerala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,560 1,256 297 7 242
Male 827 671 152 4 129
Female 733 585 145 3 113

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1335. Female population growth rate of the village is 14% which is -5.5% lower than male population growth rate of 19.5%. General caste population has increased by 23%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -5.4% and child population has increased by 5.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kerala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 23 -5 0 5
Male 20 27 -6 0 9
Female 14 19 -5 0 1

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 886 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 872, in schedule caste is 954 and in schedule tribe is 750. There are 876 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 73 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kerala

Total General SC ST Child
Change -43 -54 16 750 -73
2011 886 872 954 750 876
2001 929 926 938 0 949

Literacy

Total 1087 people in the village are literate, among them 643 are male and 444 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kerala is 82%. 92% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kerala

Total Male Female
Change 7 1 12
2011 83 92 72
2001 76 91 60

Workers profile

Kerala has 60% (938) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 63% female population are working population. 55% 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 59% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kerala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 60 31 29 40
Male 58 55 3 42
Female 63 4 59 37