Virhe Village, with population of 413 is Vada sub district's the 30th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Virhe village is 4 km2 and it is the 80th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 115 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Virhe village to Jawhar is 36 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 43 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 102 km away. 2.43 square kilometer (68%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 413 people, among them 195 (47%) are male and 218 (53%) are female. 1% of the whole population are from general caste and 99% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Virhe village is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 74 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Virhe

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 413 3 0 410 70
Male 195 1 0 194 36
Female 218 2 0 216 34

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 27.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 323. Female population growth rate of the village is 28.2% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 27.5%.; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.9% and child population has decreased by -19.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Virhe

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27.9% 0% 0% 26.9% -19.5%
Male 27.5% 0% 0% 26.8% -10%
Female 28.2% 0% 0% 27.1% -27.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1118 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 2000, and in schedule tribe is 1113. There are 944 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 231 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Virhe

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 2000 0 2 -231
2011 1118 2000 0 1113 944
2001 1111 0 0 1111 1175

Literacy

Total 203 people in the village are literate, among them 107 are male and 96 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Virhe is 59%. 67% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by -5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Virhe

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% -4.4% 14.8%
2011 59.2% 67.3% 52.2%
2001 53.8% 71.7% 37.4%

Workers profile

Virhe has 55% (227) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 57% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 55% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Virhe

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55% 53.5% 1.5% 45%
Male 52.8% 52.3% 0.5% 47.2%
Female 56.9% 54.6% 2.3% 43.1%