Salgaon Village, with population of 2379 is Palghar sub district's the 31st most populous village, located in Palghar sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Salgaon village is 2 km2 and it is the 50th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1030 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Salgaon village to Palghar is 15 km. Pin code of Salgaon village is 401501. Palghar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 120 km away. 1.18 square kilometer (51%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2379 people, among them 1202 (51%) are male and 1177 (49%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Salgaon village is 15%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 664 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Salgaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,379 2,113 191 75 367
Male 1,202 1,072 94 36 177
Female 1,177 1,041 97 39 190

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1377.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 161. Female population growth rate of the village is 1630.9% which is 438.4% higher than male population growth rate of 1192.5%. General caste population has increased by 1971.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.1% and child population has increased by 3977.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Salgaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1377.6% 1971.6% 0% 27.1% 3977.8%
Male 1192.5% 1748.3% 0% 2.9% 2428.6%
Female 1630.9% 2265.9% 0% 62.5% 9400%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 979 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 971, in schedule caste is 1032 and in schedule tribe is 1083. There are 1073 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 248 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 787 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Salgaon

Total General SC ST Child
Change 248 212 1032 397 787
2011 979 971 1032 1083 1073
2001 731 759 0 686 286

Literacy

Total 1950 people in the village are literate, among them 1003 are male and 947 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Salgaon is 97%. 98% of male and 96% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 36%. Male literacy has gone up by 33% and female literacy rate has gone up by 41%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Salgaon

Total Male Female
Change 36.4% 32.8% 41.4%
2011 96.9% 97.9% 95.9%
2001 60.5% 65.1% 54.5%

Workers profile

Salgaon has 33% (793) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 11% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Salgaon

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.3% 32.2% 1.2% 66.7%
Male 55.4% 54.4% 1% 44.6%
Female 10.8% 9.4% 1.4% 89.2%