Vilkos Tarf Vada Village, with population of 359 is Vada sub district's the 23rd least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Vilkos tarf Vada village is 1 km2 and it is the 12th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 285 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Vilkos tarf Vada village to Palghar is 40 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 13 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 70 km away. 0.15 square kilometer (12%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 359 people, among them 187 (52%) are male and 172 (48%) are female. 35% of the whole population are from general caste and 65% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vilkos tarf Vada village is 14%, among them 40% are boys and 60% are girls. There are 69 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vilkos Tarf Vada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 359 125 0 234 50
Male 187 67 0 120 20
Female 172 58 0 114 30

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 34% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 268. Female population growth rate of the village is 32.3% which is -3.2% lower than male population growth rate of 35.5%. General caste population has increased by 20.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 42.7% and child population has increased by 28.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vilkos Tarf Vada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34% 20.2% 0% 42.7% 28.2%
Male 35.5% 26.4% 0% 41.2% 5.3%
Female 32.3% 13.7% 0% 44.3% 50%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 866, and in schedule tribe is 950. There are 1500 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 447 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vilkos Tarf Vada

Total General SC ST Child
Change -22 -96 0 21 447
2011 920 866 0 950 1500
2001 942 962 0 929 1053

Literacy

Total 220 people in the village are literate, among them 137 are male and 83 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vilkos tarf Vada is 71%. 82% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vilkos Tarf Vada

Total Male Female
Change 10.5% 9.7% 10.3%
2011 71.2% 82% 58.5%
2001 60.7% 72.3% 48.2%

Workers profile

Vilkos tarf Vada has 43% (155) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 26% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 29% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vilkos Tarf Vada

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.2% 19.8% 23.4% 56.8%
Male 59.4% 30.5% 28.9% 40.6%
Female 25.6% 8.1% 17.4% 74.4%