Shirol Village, with population of 5870 is Shahapur sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Shahapur sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Shirol village is 38 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 154 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Shirol which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Igatpuri and distance from Shirol village to Igatpuri is 34 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Shirol village is 421601. Shahapur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 78 km away. 16.7 square kilometer (44%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 5870 people, among them 2986 (51%) are male and 2884 (49%) are female. 22% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 74% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shirol village is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 951 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shirol

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,870 1,299 200 4,371 924
Male 2,986 720 99 2,167 469
Female 2,884 579 101 2,204 455

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4776. Female population growth rate of the village is 25.2% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 20.8%. General caste population has increased by 18.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1328.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19.2% and child population has decreased by -6.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shirol

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.9% 18.6% 1328.6% 19.2% -6.3%
Male 20.8% 27.9% 1000% 14.1% -2.1%
Female 25.2% 8.8% 1920% 24.7% -10.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 804, in schedule caste is 1020 and in schedule tribe is 1017. There are 970 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 88 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shirol

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 -141 464 87 -88
2011 966 804 1020 1017 970
2001 932 945 556 930 1058

Literacy

Total 3455 people in the village are literate, among them 2003 are male and 1452 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shirol is 70%. 80% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 24%. Male literacy has gone up by 20% and female literacy rate has gone up by 29%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shirol

Total Male Female
Change 23.9% 19.7% 29.1%
2011 69.9% 79.6% 59.8%
2001 46% 59.9% 30.7%

Workers profile

Shirol has 37% (2177) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 28% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shirol

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.1% 19.8% 17.3% 62.9%
Male 45.6% 28.4% 17.2% 54.4%
Female 28.3% 10.9% 17.3% 71.7%