Vaveghar Village, with population of 671 is Vada sub district's the 73rd least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Vaveghar village is 2 km2 and it is the 34th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 367 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Vaveghar village to Palghar is 27 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 75 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 671 people, among them 347 (52%) are male and 324 (48%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 41% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vaveghar village is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 146 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vaveghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 671 393 6 272 61
Male 347 195 4 148 32
Female 324 198 2 124 29

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -3.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 697. Female population growth rate of the village is -6.4% which is -5.3% lower than male population growth rate of -1.1%. General caste population has decreased by -4.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -76%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.6% and child population has decreased by -35.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vaveghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3.7% -4.6% -76% 4.6% -35.1%
Male -1.1% -7.1% -60% 13% -36%
Female -6.4% -2% -86.7% -3.9% -34.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1015, in schedule caste is 500 and in schedule tribe is 838. There are 906 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 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vaveghar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -52 53 -1000 -147 26
2011 934 1015 500 838 906
2001 986 962 1500 985 880

Literacy

Total 470 people in the village are literate, among them 266 are male and 204 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vaveghar is 77%. 84% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vaveghar

Total Male Female
Change -1.3% -1.3% -1.7%
2011 77% 84.4% 69.2%
2001 78.3% 85.7% 70.9%

Workers profile

Vaveghar has 51% (343) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 43% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vaveghar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51.1% 37.6% 13.6% 48.9%
Male 58.8% 50.1% 8.6% 41.2%
Female 42.9% 24.1% 18.8% 57.1%