Kanja Village, with population of 1422 is Vyara sub district's the 68th most populous village, located in Vyara sub district of Tapi district in the state Gujarat in India.

Nearest town of the village is Vyara and distance from Kanja village to Vyara is 18 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kanja village is 394655.


The village is home to 1422 people, among them 712 (50%) are male and 710 (50%) are female. 4% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 96% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanja village is 11%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 292 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 4.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1357. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.6% which is -2.4% lower than male population growth rate of 6%. General caste population has decreased by -37.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -90%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.8% and child population has decreased by -22.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 788, and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 828 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 192 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 732 people in the village are literate, among them 398 are male and 334 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanja is 58%. 64% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Workers profile

Kanja has 67% (953) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 71% male and 63% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 29% are marginal workers.