Vatav Village, with population of 2484 is Petlad sub district's the 20th least populous village, located in Petlad sub district of Anand district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Vatav village is 3 km2 and it is the 13th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 927 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Petlad and distance from Vatav village to Petlad is 4 km. Pin code of Vatav village is 388450. The village comes under Vatav panchayat. Petlad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 4 km. District head quarter of the village is Anand which is 15 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2484 people, among them 1307 (53%) are male and 1177 (47%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vatav village is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 514 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vatav

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,484 2,242 235 7 306
Male 1,307 1,183 119 5 164
Female 1,177 1,059 116 2 142

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2264. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.4% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 9.1%. General caste population has increased by 10.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -36.4% and child population has increased by 8.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vatav

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 10 5 -36 9
Male 9 9 8 -29 9
Female 10 12 3 -50 8

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 895, in schedule caste is 975 and in schedule tribe is 400. There are 866 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vatav

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 17 -52 -171 -2
2011 901 895 975 400 866
2001 890 878 1,027 571 868

Literacy

Total 1756 people in the village are literate, among them 1039 are male and 717 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vatav is 81%. 91% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vatav

Total Male Female
Change 8 7 9
2011 81 91 69
2001 73 84 60

Workers profile

Vatav has 42% (1035) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 28% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 23% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vatav

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42 25 16 58
Male 54 44 10 46
Female 28 5 23 72