Gale Village, with population of 416 is Vada sub district's the 31st least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Gale village is 1 km2 and it is the 16th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 304 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi Nizampur and distance from Gale village to Bhiwandi Nizampur is 42 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 60 km away. 0.31 square kilometer (23%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 416 people, among them 202 (49%) are male and 214 (51%) are female. 2% of the whole population are from general caste and 98% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gale village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 89 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gale

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 416 8 0 408 62
Male 202 4 0 198 32
Female 214 4 0 210 30

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 54.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 269. Female population growth rate of the village is 57.4% which is 5.5% higher than male population growth rate of 51.9%. General caste population has decreased by -27.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 58.1% and child population has decreased by 0% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gale

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 54.6% -27.3% 0% 58.1% 0%
Male 51.9% -20% 0% 54.7% 6.7%
Female 57.4% -33.3% 0% 61.5% -6.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1059 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, and in schedule tribe is 1061. 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 129 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gale

Total General SC ST Child
Change 36 -200 0 45 -129
2011 1059 1000 0 1061 938
2001 1023 1200 0 1016 1067

Literacy

Total 234 people in the village are literate, among them 129 are male and 105 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gale is 66%. 76% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gale

Total Male Female
Change 11.5% 6.0% 17.7%
2011 66.1% 75.9% 57.1%
2001 54.6% 69.9% 39.4%

Workers profile

Gale has 28% (118) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 3% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gale

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 28.4% 28.4% 0% 71.6%
Male 55.4% 55.4% 0% 44.6%
Female 2.8% 2.8% 0% 97.2%