Abje Village, with population of 949 is Vada sub district's the 67th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Abje village is 6 km2 and it is the 38th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 149 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Abje village to Bhiwandi is 27 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Abje village is 401204. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 14 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 57 km away. 1.04 square kilometer (16%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 949 people, among them 447 (47%) are male and 502 (53%) are female. 9% of the whole population are from general caste and 91% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Abje village is 13%, among them 40% are boys and 60% are girls. There are 201 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Abje

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 949 86 0 863 121
Male 447 44 0 403 49
Female 502 42 0 460 72

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -11.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1070. Female population growth rate of the village is -7.9% which is 7% higher than male population growth rate of -14.9%. General caste population has decreased by -31.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -8.6% and child population has decreased by -44.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Abje

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -11.3% -31.7% 0% -8.6% -44.2%
Male -14.9% -30.2% 0% -12.8% -55%
Female -7.9% -33.3% 0% -4.6% -33.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1123 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 955, and in schedule tribe is 1141. There are 1469 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 85 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 478 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Abje

Total General SC ST Child
Change 85 -45 0 98 478
2011 1123 955 0 1141 1469
2001 1038 1000 0 1043 991

Literacy

Total 603 people in the village are literate, among them 322 are male and 281 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Abje is 73%. 81% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Abje

Total Male Female
Change 16.5% 12.6% 20.4%
2011 72.8% 80.9% 65.3%
2001 56.3% 68.3% 44.9%

Workers profile

Abje has 56% (527) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 50% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Abje

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55.5% 47.1% 8.4% 44.5%
Male 61.3% 54.6% 6.7% 38.7%
Female 50.4% 40.4% 10% 49.6%