Nikava Population - Jamnagar, Gujarat

Nikava is a large village located in Kalavad Taluka of Jamnagar district, Gujarat with total 992 families residing. The Nikava village has population of 4799 of which 2495 are males while 2304 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Nikava village population of children with age 0-6 is 594 which makes up 12.38 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nikava village is 923 which is higher than Gujarat state average of 919. Child Sex Ratio for the Nikava as per census is 935, higher than Gujarat average of 890.

Nikava village has lower literacy rate compared to Gujarat. In 2011, literacy rate of Nikava village was 77.76 % compared to 78.03 % of Gujarat. In Nikava Male literacy stands at 86.65 % while female literacy rate was 68.12 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Nikava village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Nikava village.

Nikava Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 992 - -
Population 4,799 2,495 2,304
Child (0-6) 594 307 287
Schedule Caste 369 201 168
Schedule Tribe 8 4 4
Literacy 77.76 % 86.65 % 68.12 %
Total Workers 1,631 1,479 152
Main Worker 1,548 - -
Marginal Worker 83 47 36

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.69 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.17 % of total population in Nikava village.

Work Profile

In Nikava village out of total population, 1631 were engaged in work activities. 94.91 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.09 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1631 workers engaged in Main Work, 587 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 231 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149