Devghar Village, with population of 1120 is Vada sub district's the 51st most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Devghar village is 5 km2 and it is the 58th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 222 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Devghar village to Bhiwandi is 25 km. Pin code of Devghar village is 402201. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 65 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 57 km away. 0.11 square kilometer (2%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1120 people, among them 584 (52%) are male and 536 (48%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste and 35% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Devghar village is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 240 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Devghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,120 727 0 393 116
Male 584 381 0 203 62
Female 536 346 0 190 54

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -0.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1124. Female population growth rate of the village is 0% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of -0.7%. General caste population has decreased by -35.3% and child population has decreased by -12.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Devghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.4% -35.3% 0% 0% -12.1%
Male -0.7% -35.2% 0% 0% -13.9%
Female 0% -35.4% 0% 0% -10%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, and in schedule tribe is 936. There are 871 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Devghar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 -4 0 936 38
2011 918 908 0 936 871
2001 912 912 0 0 833

Literacy

Total 850 people in the village are literate, among them 469 are male and 381 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Devghar is 85%. 90% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Devghar

Total Male Female
Change 8.2% 7.2% 9.0%
2011 84.7% 89.8% 79%
2001 76.5% 82.6% 70%

Workers profile

Devghar has 45% (509) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 31% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Devghar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.4% 39.6% 5.9% 54.6%
Male 58.7% 57% 1.7% 41.3%
Female 31% 20.5% 10.4% 69%