Kariya is a village situated in Bhesan taluka of Junagadh district in Gujarat. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 260 families residing in the village Kariya. The total population of Kariya is 1,265 out of which 659 are males and 606 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kariya is 920.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kariya village is 127 which is 10% of the total population. There are 77 male children and 50 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kariya is 649 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (920) of Kariya village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kariya is 70.1%. Thus Kariya village has higher literacy rate compared to 67.2% of Junagadh district. The male literacy rate is 79.38% and the female literacy rate is 60.43% in Kariya village.
As of Apr 2016, the Sarpanch of Kariya village is MADHUBEN JAGDISHBHAI SARVAIYA. As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kariya village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kariya village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.1% of total population in Kariya village.
In Kariya village out of total population, 679 were engaged in work activities. 99.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 0.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 679 workers engaged in Main Work, 305 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 226 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kariya village in Bhesan.