Sarshi Village, with population of 755 is Vada sub district's the 83rd least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Sarshi village is 2 km2 and it is the 55th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 315 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Sarshi village to Bhiwandi is 44 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 7 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 52 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 755 people, among them 390 (52%) are male and 365 (48%) are female. 48% of the whole population are from general caste and 52% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sarshi village is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 169 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sarshi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 755 365 0 390 105
Male 390 184 0 206 55
Female 365 181 0 184 50

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 23.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 610. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.9% which is 11.4% higher than male population growth rate of 18.5%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 46.6% and child population has increased by 14.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sarshi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.8% 6.1% 0% 46.6% 14.1%
Male 18.5% -1.6% 0% 45.1% 7.8%
Female 29.9% 15.3% 0% 48.4% 22%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 984, and in schedule tribe is 893. There are 909 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 82 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 105 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sarshi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 82 144 0 20 105
2011 936 984 0 893 909
2001 854 840 0 873 804

Literacy

Total 470 people in the village are literate, among them 269 are male and 201 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sarshi is 72%. 80% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -3%. Male literacy has gone down by -7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sarshi

Total Male Female
Change -3.0% -7.1% 2.5%
2011 72.3% 80.3% 63.8%
2001 75.3% 87.4% 61.3%

Workers profile

Sarshi has 41% (309) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 26% female population are working population. 13% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 42% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sarshi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.9% 7.7% 33.2% 59.1%
Male 54.6% 13.1% 41.5% 45.4%
Female 26.3% 1.9% 24.4% 73.7%