Suraj Population, Caste, Working Data Mahesana, Gujarat - Census 2011

Suraj is a village situated in Becharaji taluka of Mahesana district in Gujarat. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 321 families residing in the village Suraj. The total population of Suraj is 1,775 out of which 930 are males and 845 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Suraj is 909.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Suraj village is 250 which is 14% of the total population. There are 121 male children and 129 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Suraj is 1,066 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (909) of Suraj village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Suraj is 65.6%. Thus Suraj village has lower literacy rate compared to 73.8% of Mahesana district. The male literacy rate is 80.22% and the female literacy rate is 49.16% in Suraj village.

Population
1,775
Families
321
Literacy
65.64%
Sex Ratio
909

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Suraj village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Suraj Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Suraj village.

Total Male Female
Children 250 121 129
Literacy 65.64% 80.22% 49.16%
Scheduled Caste 178 81 97
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 774 281 493

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Suraj village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Suraj village out of total population, 905 were engaged in work activities. 73.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 905 workers engaged in Main Work, 578 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 46 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 663 536 127
Cultivators 578 475 103
Agriculture Labourer 46 31 15
Household Industries 1 0 1
Other Workers 38 30 8
Marginal Workers 242 12 230
Non Working 870 382 488

Map of Suraj, Mahesana, Gujarat


Nearby Villages to Suraj, Becharaji

Below are the list of villages near Suraj village in Becharaji.

Village Population
Sanpavada 2,661
Finchdi 2,484
Dodivada 2,406
Sankhalpur 4,170
Delpura Khant 1,542
Edala 1,740
Delvada Khant 2,283
Ganeshpura 1,655
Dharpura-Khant 2,211
Poyda 965

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