Varale Village, with population of 913 is Vada sub district's the 73rd most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Varale village is 3 km2 and it is the 82nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 276 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Varale village to Palghar is 41 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 6 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 69 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 913 people, among them 487 (53%) are male and 426 (47%) are female. 19% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 77% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Varale village is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 201 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Varale

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 913 171 35 707 147
Male 487 101 21 365 80
Female 426 70 14 342 67

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 45.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 628. Female population growth rate of the village is 46.4% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 44.5%. General caste population has increased by 30.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 42.3% and child population has increased by 88.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Varale

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45.4% 30.5% 0% 42.3% 88.5%
Male 44.5% 34.7% 0% 39.3% 90.5%
Female 46.4% 25% 0% 45.5% 86.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 875 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 693, in schedule caste is 667 and in schedule tribe is 937. There are 838 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Varale

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 -54 667 40 -19
2011 875 693 667 937 838
2001 864 747 0 897 857

Literacy

Total 545 people in the village are literate, among them 317 are male and 228 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Varale is 71%. 78% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Varale

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 6.4% 18.0%
2011 71.1% 77.9% 63.5%
2001 59.5% 71.5% 45.5%

Workers profile

Varale has 43% (389) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 25% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 24% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Varale

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.6% 21.8% 20.8% 57.4%
Male 57.7% 33.3% 24.4% 42.3%
Female 25.4% 8.7% 16.7% 74.6%