Shil Village, with population of 50 is Vada sub district's the 2nd least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Shil village is 2 km2 and it is the 22nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 32 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Palghar and distance from Shil village to Palghar is 40 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 59 km away.


The village is home to 50 people, among them 21 (42%) are male and 29 (58%) are female. and 100% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shil village is 20%, among them 40% are boys and 60% are girls. There are 11 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 92.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 26. Female population growth rate of the village is 107.1% which is 32.1% higher than male population growth rate of 75%.; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 92.3% and child population has increased by 66.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1381 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in and in schedule tribe is 1381. 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 increased by 214 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3500 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 22 people in the village are literate, among them 10 are male and 12 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shil is 55%. 59% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 25%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 41%.

Workers profile

Shil has 42% (21) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 41% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.