Posheri Village, with population of 1533 is Vada sub district's the 25th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Posheri village is 7 km2 and it is the 34th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 229 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Posheri village to Palghar is 34 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 9 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 59 km away. 3.68 square kilometer (55%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1533 people, among them 775 (51%) are male and 758 (49%) are female. 21% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 79% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Posheri village is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 318 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Posheri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,533 315 11 1,207 185
Male 775 169 7 599 98
Female 758 146 4 608 87

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1227. Female population growth rate of the village is 31.8% which is 12.9% higher than male population growth rate of 18.9%. General caste population has increased by 10.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 57.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29% and child population has increased by 6.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Posheri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.9% 10.9% 57.1% 29% 6.3%
Male 18.9% 5% 75% 23% 3.2%
Female 31.8% 18.7% 33.3% 35.4% 10.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 864, in schedule caste is 571 and in schedule tribe is 1015. There are 888 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 96 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 56 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Posheri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 96 100 -179 93 56
2011 978 864 571 1015 888
2001 882 764 750 922 832

Literacy

Total 924 people in the village are literate, among them 530 are male and 394 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Posheri is 69%. 78% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Posheri

Total Male Female
Change 5.1% 1.8% 9.9%
2011 68.5% 78.3% 58.7%
2001 63.4% 76.5% 48.8%

Workers profile

Posheri has 47% (720) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 38% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 23% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Posheri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47% 24.5% 22.5% 53%
Male 55.5% 32.5% 23% 44.5%
Female 38.3% 16.2% 22% 61.7%