Tanasa Village, with population of 2178 is Shahapur sub district's the 18th most populous village, located in Shahapur sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Tanasa village is 96 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 23 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Tanasa village to Bhiwandi is 45 km. Shahapur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 45 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 75 km away. 95.86 square kilometer (100%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2178 people, among them 1053 (48%) are male and 1125 (52%) are female. 4% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 95% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tanasa village is 20%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 421 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tanasa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,178 96 15 2,067 440
Male 1,053 44 7 1,002 204
Female 1,125 52 8 1,065 236

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 40.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1554. Female population growth rate of the village is 41.7% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 38.6%. General caste population has decreased by -43.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -68.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 54.6% and child population has increased by 38.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tanasa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 40.2% -43.5% -68.1% 54.6% 38.8%
Male 38.6% -52.2% -74.1% 56.3% 25.2%
Female 41.7% -33.3% -60% 53% 53.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1068 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1182, in schedule caste is 1143 and in schedule tribe is 1063. There are 1157 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 212 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tanasa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 334 402 -23 212
2011 1068 1182 1143 1063 1157
2001 1045 848 741 1086 945

Literacy

Total 688 people in the village are literate, among them 405 are male and 283 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tanasa is 40%. 48% of male and 32% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tanasa

Total Male Female
Change 8.6% 8.0% 9.0%
2011 39.6% 47.7% 31.8%
2001 31% 39.7% 22.8%

Workers profile

Tanasa has 56% (1209) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 52% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 23% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 33% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tanasa

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55.5% 27.3% 28.2% 44.5%
Male 59.2% 36.5% 22.7% 40.8%
Female 52.1% 18.7% 33.4% 47.9%