Vikaswadi Village, with population of 645 is Palghar sub district's the 40th least populous village, located in Palghar sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Vikaswadi village is 2 km2 and it is the 50th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 279 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Vikaswadi village to Palghar is 9 km. Pin code of Vikaswadi village is 401404. Palghar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 9 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 132 km away. 1.47 square kilometer (64%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 645 people, among them 321 (50%) are male and 324 (50%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vikaswadi village is 7%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 149 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vikaswadi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 645 633 7 5 47
Male 321 313 5 3 25
Female 324 320 2 2 22

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -5.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 680. Female population growth rate of the village is -4.1% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of -6.1%. General caste population has decreased by -3.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -78.3% and child population has decreased by -33.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vikaswadi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5.1% -3.7% 0% -78.3% -33.8%
Male -6.1% -3.7% 0% -82.4% -28.6%
Female -4.1% -3.6% 0% -66.7% -38.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1009 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1022, in schedule caste is 400 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 880 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 149 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vikaswadi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 0 400 314 -149
2011 1009 1022 400 667 880
2001 988 1022 0 353 1029

Literacy

Total 589 people in the village are literate, among them 292 are male and 297 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vikaswadi is 98%. 99% of male and 98% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vikaswadi

Total Male Female
Change 11.5% 5.4% 17.5%
2011 98.5% 98.6% 98.3%
2001 87% 93.2% 80.8%

Workers profile

Vikaswadi has 36% (234) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 14% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vikaswadi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.3% 36% 0.3% 63.7%
Male 59.2% 58.6% 0.6% 40.8%
Female 13.6% 13.6% 0% 86.4%