Karanjpada Village, with population of 1050 is Vada sub district's the 55th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Karanjpada village is 2 km2 and it is the 48th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 457 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Karanjpada village to Palghar is 24 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 62 km away. 0.4 square kilometer (17%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1050 people, among them 540 (51%) are male and 510 (49%) are female. 26% of the whole population are from general caste and 74% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karanjpada village is 11%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 216 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Karanjpada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,050 277 0 773 117
Male 540 138 0 402 68
Female 510 139 0 371 49

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 60.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 654. Female population growth rate of the village is 59.9% which is -1.3% lower than male population growth rate of 61.2%. General caste population has decreased by -57.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 38550% and child population has decreased by -0.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Karanjpada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 60.6% -57.5% 0% 38550% -0.8%
Male 61.2% -58.7% 0% 40100% 21.4%
Female 59.9% -56.3% 0% 37000% -21%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 944 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1007, and in schedule tribe is 923. There are 721 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 386 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Karanjpada

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 55 0 -77 -386
2011 944 1007 0 923 721
2001 952 952 0 1000 1107

Literacy

Total 690 people in the village are literate, among them 393 are male and 297 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karanjpada is 74%. 83% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Karanjpada

Total Male Female
Change 17.1% 12.0% 23.2%
2011 74% 83.3% 64.4%
2001 56.9% 71.3% 41.2%

Workers profile

Karanjpada has 53% (552) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 47% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Karanjpada

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.6% 45.1% 7.4% 47.4%
Male 57.8% 55.9% 1.9% 42.2%
Female 47.1% 33.7% 13.3% 52.9%