Galtare Village, with population of 2474 is Vada sub district's the 6th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Galtare village is 7 km2 and it is the 31st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 364 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Galtare village to Palghar is 27 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 70 km away. 2.87 square kilometer (42%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2474 people, among them 1336 (54%) are male and 1138 (46%) are female. 8% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 92% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Galtare village is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 449 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Galtare

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,474 197 4 2,273 300
Male 1,336 155 2 1,179 166
Female 1,138 42 2 1,094 134

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 31.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1887. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.4% which is -9% lower than male population growth rate of 35.4%. General caste population has increased by 302%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -33.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.1% and child population has decreased by -12.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Galtare

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31.1% 302% -33.3% 24.1% -12.8%
Male 35.4% 453.6% 0% 23.2% -4.6%
Female 26.4% 100% -50% 25% -21.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 852 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 271, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 928. There are 807 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 60 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 170 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Galtare

Total General SC ST Child
Change -60 -479 -1000 14 -170
2011 852 271 1000 928 807
2001 912 750 2000 914 977

Literacy

Total 1603 people in the village are literate, among them 974 are male and 629 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Galtare is 74%. 83% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Galtare

Total Male Female
Change 9.3% 5.7% 12.9%
2011 73.7% 83.2% 62.6%
2001 64.4% 77.5% 49.7%

Workers profile

Galtare has 47% (1165) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 49% female population are working population. 14% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 31% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 35% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Galtare

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47.1% 14.3% 32.8% 52.9%
Male 45.2% 13.9% 31.3% 54.8%
Female 49.3% 14.8% 34.5% 50.7%