Chikhalvav Village, with population of 1511 is Vyara sub district's the 61st most populous village, located in Vyara sub district of Tapi district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Chikhalvav village is 5 km2 and it is the 34th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 321 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Vyara and distance from Chikhalvav village to Vyara is 4 km. Pin code of Chikhalvav village is 394655. The village comes under Chikhalvav panchayat. Vyara is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 4 km. District head quarter of the village is Vyara which is 4 km away.


The village is home to 1511 people, among them 738 (49%) are male and 773 (51%) are female. 1% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 98% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chikhalvav village is 7%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 350 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1388. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.7% which is -2.4% lower than male population growth rate of 10.1%. General caste population has increased by 183.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -21.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.4% and child population has decreased by -39.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1047 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1125, in schedule caste is 833 and in schedule tribe is 1048. There are 893 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 227 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1047 people in the village are literate, among them 567 are male and 480 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chikhalvav is 75%. 83% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Chikhalvav has 64% (961) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 61% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 52% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.