Gandhare Village, with population of 1677 is Vada sub district's the 18th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Gandhare village is 4 km2 and it is the 76th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 452 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Gandhare village to Bhiwandi is 39 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 2 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 52 km away. 0.29 square kilometer (8%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1677 people, among them 837 (50%) are male and 840 (50%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 33% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gandhare village is 11%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 372 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gandhare

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,677 1,073 54 550 180
Male 837 540 27 270 84
Female 840 533 27 280 96

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -3.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1738. Female population growth rate of the village is 11% which is 25.7% higher than male population growth rate of -14.7%. General caste population has decreased by -23.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 184.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 77.4% and child population has decreased by -33.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gandhare

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3.5% -23.8% 184.2% 77.4% -33.1%
Male -14.7% -33.9% 237.5% 73.1% -37.8%
Female 11% -10% 145.5% 81.8% -28.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1004 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 987, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 1037. There are 1143 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 232 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 150 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gandhare

Total General SC ST Child
Change 232 262 -375 50 150
2011 1004 987 1000 1037 1143
2001 772 725 1375 987 993

Literacy

Total 1223 people in the village are literate, among them 660 are male and 563 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gandhare is 82%. 88% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gandhare

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 1.3% 8.4%
2011 81.7% 87.6% 75.7%
2001 78.2% 86.3% 67.3%

Workers profile

Gandhare has 39% (657) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 21% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gandhare

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.2% 24.3% 14.8% 60.8%
Male 57.5% 39.9% 17.6% 42.5%
Female 21% 8.8% 12.1% 79%