Sawarai Village, with population of 359 is Palghar sub district's the 20th least populous village, located in Palghar sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Sawarai village is 1 km2 and it is the 8th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 399 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Sawarai village to Palghar is 26 km. Pin code of Sawarai village is 401502. Palghar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 130 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 359 people, among them 174 (48%) are male and 185 (52%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sawarai village is 4%, among them 36% are boys and 64% are girls. There are 91 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sawarai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 359 359 0 0 14
Male 174 174 0 0 5
Female 185 185 0 0 9

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -3.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 372. Female population growth rate of the village is -1.6% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of -5.4%. General caste population has decreased by -3.5% and child population has decreased by -70.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sawarai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3.5% -3.5% 0% 0% -70.8%
Male -5.4% -5.4% 0% 0% -77.3%
Female -1.6% -1.6% 0% 0% -65.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1063 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1063,. There are 1800 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 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 618 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sawarai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 41 41 0 0 618
2011 1063 1063 0 0 1800
2001 1022 1022 0 0 1182

Literacy

Total 328 people in the village are literate, among them 167 are male and 161 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sawarai is 95%. 99% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sawarai

Total Male Female
Change 2.2% 0.0% 4.5%
2011 95.1% 98.8% 91.5%
2001 92.9% 98.8% 87%

Workers profile

Sawarai has 35% (124) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 12% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 26% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sawarai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.5% 18.7% 15.9% 65.5%
Male 58.6% 32.8% 25.9% 41.4%
Female 11.9% 5.4% 6.5% 88.1%