Guhir Village, with population of 963 is Vada sub district's the 66th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Guhir village is 2 km2 and it is the 29th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 544 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Guhir village to Palghar is 25 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 60 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 963 people, among them 465 (48%) are male and 498 (52%) are female. 1% of the whole population are from general caste and 99% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Guhir village is 10%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 226 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Guhir

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 963 13 0 950 96
Male 465 6 0 459 43
Female 498 7 0 491 53

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 848. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.4% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 13.7%. General caste population has increased by 30%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.4% and child population has decreased by -31.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Guhir

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.6% 30% 0% 13.4% -31.4%
Male 13.7% 0% 0% 13.9% -39.4%
Female 13.4% 75% 0% 12.9% -23.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1071 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1167, and in schedule tribe is 1070. There are 1233 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 261 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Guhir

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 500 0 -9 261
2011 1071 1167 0 1070 1233
2001 1073 667 0 1079 972

Literacy

Total 628 people in the village are literate, among them 369 are male and 259 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Guhir is 72%. 87% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Guhir

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 2.2% 4.1%
2011 72.4% 87.4% 58.2%
2001 68.9% 85.2% 54.1%

Workers profile

Guhir has 57% (551) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 59% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 28% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Guhir

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 57.2% 30.9% 26.3% 42.8%
Male 55.7% 31% 24.7% 44.3%
Female 58.6% 30.9% 27.7% 41.4%