Lotarva Village, with population of 1917 is Vyara sub district's the 43rd most populous village, located in Vyara sub district of Tapi district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Lotarva village is 8 km2 and it is the 15th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 250 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Lotarva which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Vyara and distance from Lotarva village to Vyara is 7 km. Pin code of Lotarva village is 394635. The village comes under Lotarva panchayat. Vyara is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 7 km. District head quarter of the village is Vyara which is 7 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1917 people, among them 931 (49%) are male and 986 (51%) are female. 9% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 89% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lotarva village is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 406 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1871. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.3% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of -0.4%. General caste population has decreased by -11.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4% and child population has decreased by -19.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1059 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 895, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 1079. There are 977 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 58 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 1262 people in the village are literate, among them 644 are male and 618 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lotarva is 72%. 76% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Workers profile

Lotarva has 52% (1006) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 41% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.