Ambhai Village, with population of 596 is Vada sub district's the 62nd least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Ambhai village is 5 km2 and it is the 56th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 115 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Ambhai village to Palghar is 24 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 13 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 70 km away. 3.35 square kilometer (65%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 596 people, among them 293 (49%) are male and 303 (51%) are female. 45% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 54% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ambhai village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 119 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ambhai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 596 267 8 321 84
Male 293 137 3 153 45
Female 303 130 5 168 39

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 556. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.2% which is 15.2% higher than male population growth rate of 0%. General caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 0.9% and child population has decreased by -8.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ambhai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.2% 12.2% 0% 0.9% -8.7%
Male 0% -0.7% 0% -1.3% 7.1%
Female 15.2% 30% 0% 3.1% -22%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1034 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 1667 and in schedule tribe is 1098. There are 867 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 136 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 323 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ambhai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 136 224 1667 46 -323
2011 1034 949 1667 1098 867
2001 898 725 0 1052 1190

Literacy

Total 386 people in the village are literate, among them 208 are male and 178 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ambhai is 75%. 84% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ambhai

Total Male Female
Change 20.0% 18.2% 24.2%
2011 75.4% 83.9% 67.4%
2001 55.4% 65.7% 43.2%

Workers profile

Ambhai has 50% (300) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 45% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 45% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ambhai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.3% 50% 0.3% 49.7%
Male 56.3% 55.6% 0.7% 43.7%
Female 44.6% 44.6% 0% 55.4%