Kalamkhand Village, with population of 1164 is Vada sub district's the 44th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Kalamkhand village is 6 km2 and it is the 51st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 204 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Kalamkhand village to Palghar is 3 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 73 km away. 1.66 square kilometer (29%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1164 people, among them 582 (50%) are male and 582 (50%) are female. 20% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 77% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalamkhand village is 11%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 258 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalamkhand

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,164 237 26 901 133
Male 582 115 14 453 76
Female 582 122 12 448 57

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 50.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 775. Female population growth rate of the village is 47% which is -6.6% lower than male population growth rate of 53.6%. General caste population has increased by 28.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 57.8% and child population has increased by 5.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kalamkhand

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 50.2% 28.8% 30% 57.8% 5.6%
Male 53.6% 27.8% 40% 62.4% 16.9%
Female 47% 29.8% 20% 53.4% -6.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1000 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1061, in schedule caste is 857 and in schedule tribe is 989. There are 750 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 188 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalamkhand

Total General SC ST Child
Change -45 17 -143 -58 -188
2011 1000 1061 857 989 750
2001 1045 1044 1000 1047 938

Literacy

Total 733 people in the village are literate, among them 399 are male and 334 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalamkhand is 71%. 79% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalamkhand

Total Male Female
Change 5.0% 3.1% 6.6%
2011 71.1% 78.9% 63.6%
2001 66.1% 75.8% 57%

Workers profile

Kalamkhand has 59% (687) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 58% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 55% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalamkhand

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 59% 56.3% 2.7% 41%
Male 60.3% 57% 3.3% 39.7%
Female 57.7% 55.5% 2.2% 42.3%