Dakivali Village, with population of 1358 is Vada sub district's the 35th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Dakivali village is 3 km2 and it is the 79th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 415 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Dakivali village to Bhiwandi is 6 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 40 km away. 0.11 square kilometer (3%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1358 people, among them 739 (54%) are male and 619 (46%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 23% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dakivali village is 9%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 318 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dakivali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,358 950 100 308 122
Male 739 533 51 155 67
Female 619 417 49 153 55

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -4.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1426. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.9% which is 24.3% higher than male population growth rate of -14.4%. General caste population has decreased by -6.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -5.2% and child population has decreased by -18.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dakivali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -4.8% -6.2% 13.6% -5.2% -18.1%
Male -14.4% -17.5% 10.9% -9.4% -24.7%
Female 9.9% 13.6% 16.7% -0.6% -8.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 838 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 782, in schedule caste is 961 and in schedule tribe is 987. There are 821 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 186 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 147 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dakivali

Total General SC ST Child
Change 186 214 48 86 147
2011 838 782 961 987 821
2001 652 568 913 901 674

Literacy

Total 954 people in the village are literate, among them 566 are male and 388 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dakivali is 77%. 84% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dakivali

Total Male Female
Change 3.4% 2.2% 7.6%
2011 77.2% 84.2% 68.8%
2001 73.8% 82% 61.2%

Workers profile

Dakivali has 61% (827) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 58% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 47% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dakivali

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 60.9% 51.8% 9.1% 39.1%
Male 63.1% 55.5% 7.6% 36.9%
Female 58.3% 47.3% 11% 41.7%