Chikhalda Village, with population of 1808 is Vyara sub district's the 49th most populous village, located in Vyara sub district of Tapi district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Chikhalda village is 5 km2 and it is the 32nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 402 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Vyara and distance from Chikhalda village to Vyara is 5 km. Pin code of Chikhalda village is 394655. The village comes under Chikhalda panchayat. Vyara is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Vyara which is 5 km away.
The village is home to 1808 people, among them 879 (49%) are male and 929 (51%) are female. 0% of the whole population are from general caste and 100% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chikhalda village is 10%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 404 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 4.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1728. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.2% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 2.1%. General caste population has increased by 400%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.4% and child population has decreased by -27% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 1057 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 667, and in schedule tribe is 1058. There are 1119 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 50 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 271 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 1045 people in the village are literate, among them 575 are male and 470 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chikhalda is 64%. 72% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.
Chikhalda has 65% (1180) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 67% male and 63% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.