Pethan Village, with population of 1201 is Jalalpore sub district's the 25th least populous village, located in Jalalpore sub district of Navsari district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Pethan village is 3 km2 and it is the 12th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 460 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Navsari and distance from Pethan village to Navsari is 8 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Pethan village is 396445. The village comes under Pethan panchayat. Jalalpore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Navsari which is 8 km away.


The village is home to 1201 people, among them 597 (50%) are male and 604 (50%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pethan village is 7%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 305 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -9.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1327. Female population growth rate of the village is -8.5% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of -10.5%. General caste population has decreased by -9.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -39.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 7.4% and child population has decreased by -28.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1012 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 1500 and in schedule tribe is 1320. There are 1179 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 653 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1096 people in the village are literate, among them 544 are male and 552 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pethan is 98%. 97% of male and 99% 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 11%.

Workers profile

Pethan has 32% (384) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 17% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.