Nilaje (N.V.) Village, with population of about 17 thousand is Kalyan sub district's the 5th most populous village, located in Kalyan sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Nilaje (N.V.) village is 3 km2 and it is the 32nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 5854 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Nilaje (N.V.) which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Dombivali and distance from Nilaje (N.V.) village to Dombivali is 11 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Nilaje (N.V.) village is 421204. Kalyan is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 11 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 26 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 8971 (52%) are male and 8123 (48%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nilaje (N.V.) village is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 4028 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nilaje (N.V.)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,094 14,274 2,510 310 2,168
Male 8,971 7,534 1,283 154 1,162
Female 8,123 6,740 1,227 156 1,006

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -98.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the village is -98.5% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of -98.6%. General caste population has decreased by -98.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -96.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -98.7% and child population has decreased by -98.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nilaje (N.V.)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -98.6% -98.7% -96.4% -98.7% -98.5%
Male -98.6% -98.7% -96.4% -98.8% -98.5%
Female -98.5% -98.7% -96.3% -98.7% -98.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 895, in schedule caste is 956 and in schedule tribe is 1013. There are 866 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 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nilaje (N.V.)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 15 19 96 -49
2011 905 895 956 1013 866
2001 884 880 937 917 915

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 7519 are male and 6362 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nilaje (N.V.) is 93%. 96% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nilaje (N.V.)

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 2.1% 4.1%
2011 93% 96.3% 89.4%
2001 90% 94.2% 85.3%

Workers profile

Nilaje (N.V.) has 34% (5824) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 10% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nilaje (N.V.)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.1% 31.4% 2.7% 65.9%
Male 55.4% 51.9% 3.5% 44.6%
Female 10.5% 8.7% 1.8% 89.5%