Kanjan Village, with population of 1722 is Vyara sub district's the 56th most populous village, located in Vyara sub district of Tapi district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Kanjan village is 7 km2 and it is the 18th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 246 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Vyara and distance from Kanjan village to Vyara is 11 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kanjan village is 394655. The village comes under Kanjan panchayat. Vyara is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 11 km. District head quarter of the village is Vyara which is 11 km away. 0.8 square kilometer (11%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 1722 people, among them 836 (49%) are male and 886 (51%) are female. 0% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 98% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanjan village is 9%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 401 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 0.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1721. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.7% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of -2.6%. General caste population has decreased by -98.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 575%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.1% and child population has decreased by -26.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1060 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in in schedule caste is 1077 and in schedule tribe is 1058. There are 1052 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 54 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 45 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1104 people in the village are literate, among them 603 are male and 501 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanjan is 71%. 79% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile

Kanjan has 51% (879) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 37% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.