Vaghote Village, with population of 244 is Vada sub district's the 10th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Vaghote village is 2 km2 and it is the 51st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 104 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Vaghote village to Palghar is 27 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 11 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 70 km away. 1.3 square kilometer (55%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 244 people, among them 121 (50%) are male and 123 (50%) are female. 14% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 85% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vaghote village is 15%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 49 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vaghote

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 244 34 2 208 36
Male 121 17 1 103 18
Female 123 17 1 105 18

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 34.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 181. Female population growth rate of the village is 28.1% which is -14.3% lower than male population growth rate of 42.4%. General caste population has increased by 17.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 36.8% and child population has increased by 33.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vaghote

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34.8% 17.2% 0% 36.8% 33.3%
Male 42.4% 41.7% 0% 41.1% 20%
Female 28.1% 0% 0% 32.9% 50%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1017 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 1019. There are 1000 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 112 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 200 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vaghote

Total General SC ST Child
Change -112 -417 1000 -63 200
2011 1017 1000 1000 1019 1000
2001 1129 1417 0 1082 800

Literacy

Total 160 people in the village are literate, among them 91 are male and 69 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vaghote is 77%. 88% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vaghote

Total Male Female
Change 10.0% 9.7% 8.6%
2011 76.9% 88.3% 65.7%
2001 66.9% 78.6% 57.1%

Workers profile

Vaghote has 37% (91) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 22% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vaghote

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.3% 33.6% 3.7% 62.7%
Male 52.9% 51.2% 1.7% 47.1%
Female 22% 16.3% 5.7% 78%