Kelthan Village, with population of 1702 is Vada sub district's the 17th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Kelthan village is 8 km2 and it is the 24th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 203 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Kelthan village to Bhiwandi is 20 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. 4.1 square kilometer (49%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1702 people, among them 866 (51%) are male and 836 (49%) are female. 32% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 66% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kelthan village is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 361 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kelthan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,702 547 37 1,118 211
Male 866 284 18 564 113
Female 836 263 19 554 98

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1677. Female population growth rate of the village is 5% which is 6.7% higher than male population growth rate of -1.7%. General caste population has increased by 8.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -1.8% and child population has decreased by -27% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kelthan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.5% 8.7% 5.7% -1.8% -27%
Male -1.7% -3.7% 12.5% -1.1% -23.6%
Female 5% 26.4% 0% -2.6% -30.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 965 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 926, in schedule caste is 1056 and in schedule tribe is 982. There are 867 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 61 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 86 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kelthan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 61 221 -132 -16 -86
2011 965 926 1056 982 867
2001 904 705 1188 998 953

Literacy

Total 1097 people in the village are literate, among them 609 are male and 488 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kelthan is 74%. 81% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kelthan

Total Male Female
Change 14.7% 10.2% 20.3%
2011 73.6% 80.9% 66.1%
2001 58.9% 70.7% 45.8%

Workers profile

Kelthan has 49% (836) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 40% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kelthan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.1% 41.6% 7.5% 50.9%
Male 57.7% 48.8% 8.9% 42.3%
Female 40.2% 34.1% 6.1% 59.8%