Mokhada Tahsil, with population of about 83 thousand is Thane district's the least populous sub district, located in Thane district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 59 villages in the sub district, among them Mokhada is the most populous village with population of 8224 and Amale is the least populous village with population of 263. Ase is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 26 km2 and Kaduchiwadi is the smallest with 2 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 83 thousand people, among them about 42 thousand (50%) are male and about 42 thousand (50%) are female. 6% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 92% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mokhada tahsil is 18%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 18 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Mokhada tahsil live in the Mokhada Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mokhada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 83,453 4,989 1,622 76,842 14,678
Male 41,691 2,572 873 38,246 7,511
Female 41,762 2,417 749 38,596 7,167

Most populated Villages in Mokhada

Villages
Name Population
Mokhada 8224
Poshera 4417
Ase 4139
Khodala 3178
Morhande 2667
Chas 2609
Gonde Bk. 2497
Koshimshet 2207
Saturly 2141
Sayade 2083

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1001 in Muslims are 1041.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mokhada

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 83,453 80,826 1,504 31 11 948 10 1 122
Male 41,691 40,399 737 13 6 483 4 1 48
Female 41,762 40,427 767 18 5 465 6 0 74

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 24% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 67 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 25.6% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 22.3%. General caste population has decreased by -13.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 169%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26% and child population has increased by 11.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mokhada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24% -13.3% 169% 26% 11.8%
Male 22.3% -17% 192% 24.7% 13.1%
Female 25.6% -8.9% 146.4% 27.5% 10.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1002 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, in schedule caste is 858 and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 954 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mokhada

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 84 -159 22 -23
2011 1002 940 858 1009 954
2001 975 856 1017 987 977

Villages with highest sex ratio in Mokhada

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Shivali 1173
Brahmagaon 1126
Amale 1104
Osarvira 1097
Kaduchiwadi 1086
Kashti 1080
Dhamani 1077
Kalamgaon 1050
Suryamal 1044
Pathardi 1040

Literacy

Total about 39 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 22 thousand are male and about 16 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mokhada is 56%. 65% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mokhada

Total Male Female
Change 5.0% 2.8% 7.5%
2011 56.5% 65.5% 47.6%
2001 51.5% 62.7% 40.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Mokhada

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Khodala 74
Gonde Kh. 73
Suryamal 73
Kaduchiwadi 72
Kochale 71
Wakadpada 70
Amale 70
Pachaghar 69
Pimpalgaon 69
Mokhada 68

Workers profile

Mokhada has 53% (about 44 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 51% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 38% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mokhada

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.9% 41.4% 11.6% 47.1%
Male 54.8% 44.9% 9.9% 45.2%
Female 51.1% 37.8% 13.3% 48.9%

Biggest Villages in Mokhada

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Ase 26.4
Poshera 19.2
Gonde Bk. 17.8
Sawarde 16.8
Chas 16.4
Suryamal 15.3
Mokhada 14.4
Botoshi 13.3
Sayade 12.3
Swaminagar 12