Gorhe Village, with population of 2303 is Vada sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Gorhe village is 5 km2 and it is the 64th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 495 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Gorhe village to Palghar is 33 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 60 km away. 0.91 square kilometer (20%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2303 people, among them 1148 (50%) are male and 1155 (50%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 64% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gorhe village is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 512 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gorhe

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,303 700 135 1,468 310
Male 1,148 366 69 713 160
Female 1,155 334 66 755 150

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2093. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.7% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 9.3%. General caste population has decreased by -11.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.1% and child population has decreased by -6.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gorhe

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10% -11.5% -2.2% 26.1% -6.6%
Male 9.3% -7.3% 1.5% 21.5% -3.6%
Female 10.7% -15.7% -5.7% 30.8% -9.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1006 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 957 and in schedule tribe is 1059. There are 938 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 62 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gorhe

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 -90 -72 76 -62
2011 1006 913 957 1059 938
2001 993 1003 1029 983 1000

Literacy

Total 1437 people in the village are literate, among them 799 are male and 638 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gorhe is 72%. 81% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gorhe

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 3.8% 7.4%
2011 72.1% 80.9% 63.5%
2001 66.7% 77.1% 56.1%

Workers profile

Gorhe has 44% (1016) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 31% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 26% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gorhe

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.1% 21.8% 22.3% 55.9%
Male 57.4% 31.8% 25.6% 42.6%
Female 30.9% 11.9% 19% 69.1%