Sonshiv Village, with population of 723 is Vada sub district's the 79th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Sonshiv village is 6 km2 and it is the 53rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 130 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Sonshiv village to Bhiwandi is 43 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 48 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 60 km away. 4.36 square kilometer (78%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 723 people, among them 359 (50%) are male and 364 (50%) are female. 18% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 81% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sonshiv village is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 171 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sonshiv

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 723 129 6 588 103
Male 359 69 2 288 55
Female 364 60 4 300 48

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 607. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.9% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 17.3%. General caste population has increased by 9.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -40%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.8% and child population has decreased by -15.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sonshiv

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.1% 9.3% -40% 22.8% -15.6%
Male 17.3% 11.3% -50% 20% -16.7%
Female 20.9% 7.1% -33.3% 25.5% -14.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1014 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 870, in schedule caste is 2000 and in schedule tribe is 1042. There are 873 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sonshiv

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 -33 500 46 25
2011 1014 870 2000 1042 873
2001 984 903 1500 996 848

Literacy

Total 399 people in the village are literate, among them 227 are male and 172 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sonshiv is 64%. 75% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sonshiv

Total Male Female
Change 9.3% 6.4% 12.4%
2011 64.4% 74.7% 54.4%
2001 55.1% 68.3% 42%

Workers profile

Sonshiv has 51% (369) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 44% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 35% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sonshiv

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51% 25.7% 25.3% 49%
Male 58.5% 43.5% 15% 41.5%
Female 43.7% 8.2% 35.4% 56.3%