Kharbav Census Town, with population of 5250 is Bhiwandi sub district's the least populous census town located in Bhiwandi sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Kharbav census town is 7 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 792 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kharbav Ward No 01 and the population of Kharbav Ward No 01 is 5250.

Nearest railway station is Kharbav which is within the census town. Bhiwandi Nizampur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 5 km. District head quarter of the census town is Thane which is 17 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 40 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1851.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12.3°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5250 people, among them 2630 (50%) are male and 2620 (50%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kharbav census town is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1109 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kharbav

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,250 4,616 222 412 642
Male 2,630 2,313 106 211 330
Female 2,620 2,303 116 201 312

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Buddhists which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1002 in Buddhists are 1010.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kharbav

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,250 4,996 36 7 0 195 2 2 12
Male 2,630 2,496 22 4 0 97 0 1 10
Female 2,620 2,500 14 3 0 98 2 1 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -1.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5323. Female population growth rate of the census town is 1.4% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of -3.9%. General caste population has increased by 25.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 93%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -73.1% and child population has decreased by -29.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kharbav

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.4% 25.6% 93% -73.1% -29.3%
Male -3.9% 20.8% 92.7% -72.6% -26.5%
Female 1.4% 30.8% 93.3% -73.7% -32%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 1094 and in schedule tribe is 953. There are 945 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 77 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kharbav

Total General SC ST Child
Change 52 76 3 -40 -77
2011 996 996 1094 953 945
2001 944 920 1091 993 1022

Literacy

Total 3887 people in the census town are literate, among them 2097 are male and 1790 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kharbav is 84%. 91% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kharbav

Total Male Female
Change 7.3% 6.4% 8.8%
2011 84.4% 91.2% 77.6%
2001 77.1% 84.8% 68.8%

Workers profile

Kharbav has 36% (1907) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 14% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kharbav

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.3% 27% 9.3% 63.7%
Male 58.2% 47.3% 10.9% 41.8%
Female 14.4% 6.6% 7.7% 85.6%