Kharsad Village, with population of 1698 is Jalalpore sub district's the 29th most populous village, located in Jalalpore sub district of Navsari district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Kharsad village is 7 km2 and it is the 29th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 261 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Navsari and distance from Kharsad village to Navsari is 19 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kharsad village is 396406. The village comes under Kharsad panchayat. Jalalpore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Navsari which is 19 km away.


The village is home to 1698 people, among them 838 (49%) are male and 860 (51%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 26% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kharsad village is 7%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 492 households in the village and an average 3 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1658. Female population growth rate of the village is 0.5% which is -4% lower than male population growth rate of 4.5%. General caste population has increased by 3.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -73.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.2% and child population has decreased by -22.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1026 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1038, in schedule caste is 750 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 984 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 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 42 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1561 people in the village are literate, among them 766 are male and 795 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kharsad is 99%. 99% of male and 99% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Workers profile

Kharsad has 41% (704) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 23% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.