Alewadi Village, with population of 990 is Palghar sub district's the 84th least populous village, located in Palghar sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Alewadi village is 1 km2 and it is the 17th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 832 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Alewadi village to Palghar is 20 km. Pin code of Alewadi village is 401501. Palghar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 125 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 990 people, among them 500 (51%) are male and 490 (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Alewadi village is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 256 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Alewadi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 990 898 13 79 91
Male 500 457 6 37 47
Female 490 441 7 42 44

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 923. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.1% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 5.5%. General caste population has increased by 8.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1200%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -15.1% and child population has decreased by -9.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Alewadi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.3% 8.3% 1200% -15.1% -9.9%
Male 5.5% 7.5% 500% -22.9% -11.3%
Female 9.1% 9.2% 0% -6.7% -8.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 980 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 965, in schedule caste is 1167 and in schedule tribe is 1135. There are 936 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Alewadi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 14 1167 197 30
2011 980 965 1167 1135 936
2001 947 951 0 938 906

Literacy

Total 864 people in the village are literate, among them 440 are male and 424 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Alewadi is 96%. 97% of male and 95% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Alewadi

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 2.1% 14.6%
2011 96.1% 97.1% 95.1%
2001 88% 95% 80.5%

Workers profile

Alewadi has 31% (310) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 6% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Alewadi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.3% 30.1% 1.2% 68.7%
Male 56.2% 53.8% 2.4% 43.8%
Female 5.9% 5.9% 0% 94.1%