Gaurapur Village, with population of 1558 is Vada sub district's the 23rd most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Gaurapur village is 6 km2 and it is the 39th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 244 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Gaurapur village to Bhiwandi is 29 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 61 km away. 1.23 square kilometer (19%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1558 people, among them 781 (50%) are male and 777 (50%) are female. 26% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 71% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gaurapur village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 328 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gaurapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,558 402 49 1,107 217
Male 781 208 23 550 110
Female 777 194 26 557 107

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 55% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1005. Female population growth rate of the village is 51.2% which is -7.9% lower than male population growth rate of 59.1%. General caste population has increased by 15.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by 0%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 82.4% and child population has increased by 58.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gaurapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 55% 15.2% 0% 82.4% 58.4%
Male 59.1% 18.9% 0% 87.7% 61.8%
Female 51.2% 11.5% 0% 77.4% 55.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 995 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 933, in schedule caste is 1130 and in schedule tribe is 1013. There are 973 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 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 42 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gaurapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -52 -61 0 -59 -42
2011 995 933 1130 1013 973
2001 1047 994 1130 1072 1015

Literacy

Total 780 people in the village are literate, among them 434 are male and 346 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gaurapur is 58%. 65% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -4%. Male literacy has gone down by -7% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gaurapur

Total Male Female
Change -3.3% -6.9% -0.3%
2011 58.2% 64.7% 51.6%
2001 61.5% 71.6% 51.9%

Workers profile

Gaurapur has 60% (940) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 58% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 26% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gaurapur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 60.3% 36.7% 23.6% 39.7%
Male 62.4% 41.1% 21.3% 37.6%
Female 58.3% 32.3% 26% 41.7%