Karankhat Village, with population of 855 is Jalalpore sub district's the 18th least populous village, located in Jalalpore sub district of Navsari district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Karankhat village is 7 km2 and it is the 23rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 120 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Navsari and distance from Karankhat village to Navsari is 16 km. Pin code of Karankhat village is 396436. The village comes under Karankhat panchayat. Jalalpore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Navsari which is 16 km away. 2.9 square kilometer (41%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 855 people, among them 432 (51%) are male and 423 (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karankhat village is 7%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 187 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 4.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 819. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.9% which is -5% lower than male population growth rate of 6.9%. General caste population has increased by 3.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -7.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 70.8% and child population has decreased by -29.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 979 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 992, in schedule caste is 844 and in schedule tribe is 1050. There are 875 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 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 422 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 782 people in the village are literate, among them 393 are male and 389 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karankhat is 98%. 98% of male and 98% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Workers profile

Karankhat has 34% (288) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 5% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.