Diwashi Village, with population of 1380 is Dahanu sub district's the 70th least populous village, located in Dahanu sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Diwashi village is 7 km2 and it is the 65th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 186 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dahanu and distance from Diwashi village to Dahanu is 60 km. Dahanu is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 60 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 40 km away. 5.85 square kilometer (79%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1380 people, among them 620 (45%) are male and 760 (55%) are female. and 100% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Diwashi village is 27%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 318 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Diwashi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,380 0 0 1,380 366
Male 620 0 0 620 191
Female 760 0 0 760 175

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1342. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.6% which is 15.9% higher than male population growth rate of -5.3%.; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.6% and child population has increased by 8.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Diwashi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3 -100 0 4 9
Male -5 -100 0 -5 15
Female 11 -100 0 11 3

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1226 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in and in schedule tribe is 1226. There are 916 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 177 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 108 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Diwashi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 177 -667 0 174 -108
2011 1,226 0 0 1,226 916
2001 1,049 667 0 1,052 1,024

Literacy

Total 200 people in the village are literate, among them 104 are male and 96 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Diwashi is 20%. 24% of male and 16% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Diwashi

Total Male Female
Change 1 -5 7
2011 20 24 16
2001 19 29 9

Workers profile

Diwashi has 55% (753) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 57% female population are working population. 22% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 30% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 37% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Diwashi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 55 21 33 45
Male 51 22 30 49
Female 57 21 37 43