Vaitarna Nagar Village, with population of 671 is Vada sub district's the 74th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Vaitarna Nagar village is 3 km2 and it is the 66th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 247 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Vaitarna Nagar village to Palghar is 42 km. Pin code of Vaitarna Nagar village is 401204. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 75 km away. 0.31 square kilometer (11%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 671 people, among them 341 (51%) are male and 330 (49%) are female. 34% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 66% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vaitarna Nagar village is 8%, among them 62% are boys and 38% are girls. There are 158 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vaitarna Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 671 226 1 444 55
Male 341 109 0 232 34
Female 330 117 1 212 21

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 62.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 413. Female population growth rate of the village is 54.9% which is -15.6% lower than male population growth rate of 70.5%. General caste population has decreased by -21.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 252.4% and child population has increased by 3.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vaitarna Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 62.5% -21.3% 0% 252.4% 3.8%
Male 70.5% -15.5% 0% 226.8% 41.7%
Female 54.9% -25.9% 0% 285.5% -27.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1073, and in schedule tribe is 914. There are 618 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 97 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 590 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vaitarna Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -97 -152 0 139 -590
2011 968 1073 0 914 618
2001 1065 1225 0 775 1208

Literacy

Total 406 people in the village are literate, among them 231 are male and 175 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vaitarna Nagar is 66%. 75% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vaitarna Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 8.7% 3.6% 13.1%
2011 65.9% 75.2% 56.6%
2001 57.2% 71.6% 43.5%

Workers profile

Vaitarna Nagar has 35% (232) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 14% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vaitarna Nagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.6% 27.1% 7.5% 65.4%
Male 54.3% 44% 10.3% 45.7%
Female 14.2% 9.7% 4.5% 85.8%