Sakur Village, with population of 1380 is Jawhar sub district's the 39th most populous village, located in Jawhar sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Sakur village is 3 km2 and it is the 23rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 438 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Sakur village to Jawhar is 7 km. Jawhar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 7 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 117 km away. 0.69 square kilometer (22%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1380 people, among them 427 (31%) are male and 953 (69%) are female. 3% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 96% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sakur village is 10%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 225 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sakur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,380 38 16 1,326 142
Male 427 14 6 407 67
Female 953 24 10 919 75

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1219. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.4% which is 15.3% higher than male population growth rate of 3.1%. General caste population has decreased by -19.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -83.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.5% and child population has increased by 19.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sakur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.2% -19.1% -83.7% 23.5% 19.3%
Male 3.1% -48.1% -89.3% 23% 11.7%
Female 18.4% 20% -76.2% 23.7% 27.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 2232 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1714, in schedule caste is 1667 and in schedule tribe is 2258. There are 1119 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 288 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 136 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sakur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 288 973 917 13 136
2011 2232 1714 1667 2258 1119
2001 1944 741 750 2245 983

Literacy

Total 924 people in the village are literate, among them 246 are male and 678 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sakur is 75%. 68% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sakur

Total Male Female
Change 0.4% -1.2% 0.8%
2011 74.6% 68.3% 77.2%
2001 74.2% 69.5% 76.4%

Workers profile

Sakur has 34% (476) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 25% female population are working population. 7% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 49% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sakur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.5% 3% 31.4% 65.5%
Male 55.5% 6.8% 48.7% 44.5%
Female 25.1% 1.4% 23.7% 74.9%