Pinjal Village, with population of 911 is Vada sub district's the 75th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Pinjal village is 5 km2 and it is the 57th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 177 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Pinjal village to Jawhar is 36 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 14 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 74 km away. 1.7 square kilometer (33%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 911 people, among them 480 (53%) are male and 431 (47%) are female. 18% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 79% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pinjal village is 14%, among them 59% are boys and 41% are girls. There are 181 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pinjal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 911 166 25 720 127
Male 480 87 13 380 75
Female 431 79 12 340 52

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 86.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 489. Female population growth rate of the village is 89.9% which is 6.7% higher than male population growth rate of 83.2%. General caste population has increased by 9.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -7.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 132.3% and child population has increased by 130.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pinjal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 86.3% 9.2% -7.4% 132.3% 130.9%
Male 83.2% 7.4% 18.2% 123.5% 141.9%
Female 89.9% 11.3% -25% 142.9% 116.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 898 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, in schedule caste is 923 and in schedule tribe is 895. There are 693 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 81 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pinjal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 32 31 -532 71 -81
2011 898 908 923 895 693
2001 866 877 1455 824 774

Literacy

Total 545 people in the village are literate, among them 323 are male and 222 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pinjal is 70%. 80% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pinjal

Total Male Female
Change -2.2% -4.6% 1.5%
2011 69.5% 79.8% 58.6%
2001 71.7% 84.4% 57.1%

Workers profile

Pinjal has 57% (518) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 59% female population are working population. 11% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 44% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 53% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pinjal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 56.9% 8.8% 48.1% 43.1%
Male 54.6% 10.6% 44% 45.4%
Female 59.4% 6.7% 52.7% 40.6%