Gorad Village, with population of 1455 is Vada sub district's the 30th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Gorad village is 4 km2 and it is the 82nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 413 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Gorad village to Bhiwandi is 22 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 48 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 35 km away. 2.16 square kilometer (61%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1455 people, among them 737 (51%) are male and 718 (49%) are female. 3% of the whole population are from general caste and 97% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gorad village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 315 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gorad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,455 41 0 1,414 220
Male 737 19 0 718 114
Female 718 22 0 696 106

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1153. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.2% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 26.2%. General caste population has increased by 10.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.7% and child population has increased by 5.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gorad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.2% 10.8% 0% 26.7% 5.8%
Male 26.2% -9.5% 0% 27.5% 16.3%
Female 26.2% 37.5% 0% 25.9% -3.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 974 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1158, and in schedule tribe is 969. There are 930 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 192 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gorad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 396 0 -13 -192
2011 974 1158 0 969 930
2001 974 762 0 982 1122

Literacy

Total 686 people in the village are literate, among them 406 are male and 280 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gorad is 56%. 65% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gorad

Total Male Female
Change 1.0% -3.5% 6.4%
2011 55.5% 65.2% 45.8%
2001 54.5% 68.7% 39.4%

Workers profile

Gorad has 59% (855) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 58% female population are working population. 19% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 41% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 48% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gorad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 58.8% 14% 44.8% 41.2%
Male 60% 18.6% 41.4% 40%
Female 57.5% 9.2% 48.3% 42.5%