Kelvan Village, with population of 338 is Vyara sub district's the 12th least populous village, located in Vyara sub district of Tapi district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Kelvan village is 3 km2 and it is the 17th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 101 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Vyara and distance from Kelvan village to Vyara is 25 km. Pin code of Kelvan village is 394655. The village comes under Chakdhara panchayat. Vyara is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Vyara which is 25 km away. 2.84 square kilometer (85%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 338 people, among them 167 (49%) are male and 171 (51%) are female. 1% of the whole population are from general caste and 99% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kelvan village is 17%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 66 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 35.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 249. Female population growth rate of the village is 41.3% which is 10.8% higher than male population growth rate of 30.5%.; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34.9% and child population has increased by 38.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1024 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in and in schedule tribe is 1036. There are 1231 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 79 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 551 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 218 people in the village are literate, among them 122 are male and 96 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kelvan is 78%. 87% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 25%. Male literacy has gone up by 27% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Workers profile

Kelvan has 63% (214) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 64% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 58% are marginal workers.