Kanchad Village, with population of 1371 is Vada sub district's the 34th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Kanchad village is 3 km2 and it is the 83rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 400 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Kanchad village to Palghar is 29 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 70 km away. 0.75 square kilometer (22%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1371 people, among them 696 (51%) are male and 675 (49%) are female. 34% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 64% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanchad village is 11%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 304 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanchad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,371 462 28 881 149
Male 696 238 14 444 83
Female 675 224 14 437 66

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1118. Female population growth rate of the village is 23% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 22.3%. General caste population has increased by 11.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -20%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 31.5% and child population has decreased by -14.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kanchad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.6% 11.9% -20% 31.5% -14.9%
Male 22.3% 12.8% -39.1% 32.5% -5.7%
Female 23% 10.9% 16.7% 30.4% -24.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 970 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 984. There are 795 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 194 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanchad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 -16 478 -16 -194
2011 970 941 1000 984 795
2001 965 957 522 1000 989

Literacy

Total 910 people in the village are literate, among them 512 are male and 398 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanchad is 74%. 84% of male and 65% 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 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanchad

Total Male Female
Change 5.0% 2.0% 8.5%
2011 74.5% 83.5% 65.4%
2001 69.5% 81.5% 56.9%

Workers profile

Kanchad has 53% (725) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 43% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanchad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.9% 50% 2.8% 47.1%
Male 62.6% 59.8% 2.9% 37.4%
Female 42.8% 40% 2.8% 57.2%