Harosale Village, with population of 704 is Vada sub district's the 78th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Harosale village is 6 km2 and it is the 42nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 114 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Harosale village to Bhiwandi is 43 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 62 km away. 0.74 square kilometer (12%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 704 people, among them 353 (50%) are male and 351 (50%) are female. 7% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 88% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Harosale village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 138 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Harosale

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 704 51 32 621 107
Male 353 21 14 318 56
Female 351 30 18 303 51

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 583. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.2% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of 21.3%. General caste population has increased by 70%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12.3% and child population has decreased by -14.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Harosale

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21 70 0 12 -14
Male 21 31 0 16 -8
Female 20 114 0 9 -20

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 994 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1429, in schedule caste is 1286 and in schedule tribe is 953. There are 911 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 138 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Harosale

Total General SC ST Child
Change -9 554 1,286 -58 -138
2011 994 1,429 1,286 953 911
2001 1,003 875 0 1,011 1,049

Literacy

Total 415 people in the village are literate, among them 233 are male and 182 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Harosale is 70%. 78% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 23%. Male literacy has gone up by 19% and female literacy rate has gone up by 26%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Harosale

Total Male Female
Change 23 19 26
2011 70 79 61
2001 47 59 35

Workers profile

Harosale has 27% (188) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 4% female population are working population. 3% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 46% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Harosale

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27 2 25 73
Male 49 3 46 51
Female 4 0 4 96