Wadrai Village, with population of 4038 is Palghar sub district's the 11th most populous village, located in Palghar sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Wadrai village is 37 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 109 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Wadrai village to Palghar is 13 km. Palghar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 13 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 65 km away. 0.13 square kilometer (0%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 4038 people, among them 1934 (48%) are male and 2104 (52%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 19% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Wadrai village is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 922 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Wadrai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,038 3,259 6 773 377
Male 1,934 1,578 3 353 198
Female 2,104 1,681 3 420 179

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3623. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.6% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 9.2%. General caste population has increased by 10.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.8% and child population has decreased by -11.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Wadrai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.5% 10.7% 0% 13.8% -11.9%
Male 9.2% 8.8% 0% 10% -6.2%
Female 13.6% 12.5% 0% 17.3% -17.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1088 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1065, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 1190. There are 904 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 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 124 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Wadrai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 42 35 1000 75 -124
2011 1088 1065 1000 1190 904
2001 1046 1030 0 1115 1028

Literacy

Total 3194 people in the village are literate, among them 1618 are male and 1576 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Wadrai is 87%. 93% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Wadrai

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% 3.4% 4.4%
2011 87.2% 93.2% 81.9%
2001 83.5% 89.8% 77.5%

Workers profile

Wadrai has 42% (1685) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 26% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Wadrai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.7% 39% 2.7% 58.3%
Male 58.7% 55.8% 2.9% 41.3%
Female 26.1% 23.6% 2.5% 73.9%