Tarkhad Village, with population of 1094 is Vasai sub district's the 15th least populous village, located in Vasai sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Tarkhad village is 0 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 6078 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Vasai-virar City and distance from Tarkhad village to Vasai-virar City is 2 km. Vasai is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 2 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 78 km away. 0.03 square kilometer (17%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1094 people, among them 546 (50%) are male and 548 (50%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tarkhad village is 7%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 283 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tarkhad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,094 1,070 0 24 82
Male 546 533 0 13 42
Female 548 537 0 11 40

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -7.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1182. Female population growth rate of the village is -6.3% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of -8.5%. General caste population has decreased by -5.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -51% and child population has decreased by -21.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tarkhad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -7.4% -5.6% 0% -51% -21.2%
Male -8.5% -6.7% 0% -50% -31.1%
Female -6.3% -4.4% 0% -52.2% -7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1004 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1008, and in schedule tribe is 846. There are 952 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 247 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tarkhad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 24 0 -39 247
2011 1004 1008 0 846 952
2001 980 984 0 885 705

Literacy

Total 959 people in the village are literate, among them 493 are male and 466 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tarkhad is 95%. 98% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tarkhad

Total Male Female
Change 1.9% 0.6% 3.0%
2011 94.8% 97.8% 91.7%
2001 92.9% 97.2% 88.7%

Workers profile

Tarkhad has 40% (443) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 29% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tarkhad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.5% 36.9% 3.6% 59.5%
Male 51.6% 47.4% 4.2% 48.4%
Female 29.4% 26.5% 2.9% 70.6%