Dandi Village, with population of 1116 is Jalalpore sub district's the 23rd least populous village, located in Jalalpore sub district of Navsari district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Dandi village is 32 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 35 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Navsari and distance from Dandi village to Navsari is 16 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dandi village is 396439. The village comes under Dandi panchayat. Jalalpore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Navsari which is 16 km away. 0.76 square kilometer (2%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 1116 people, among them 537 (48%) are male and 579 (52%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dandi village is 5%, among them 42% are boys and 58% are girls. There are 316 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 926. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.4% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 20.7%. General caste population has increased by 22.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -93.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 444% and child population has decreased by -44.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1078 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1084, in schedule caste is 1333 and in schedule tribe is 1030. There are 1409 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 298 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1033 people in the village are literate, among them 494 are male and 539 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dandi is 97%. 96% of male and 98% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile

Dandi has 36% (399) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 25% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.