Akhada Village, with population of 630 is Vada sub district's the 68th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Akhada village is 7 km2 and it is the 30th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 90 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Akhada village to Jawhar is 15 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 107 km away. 5.08 square kilometer (73%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 630 people, among them 317 (50%) are male and 313 (50%) are female. and 100% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Akhada village is 20%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 133 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Akhada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 630 0 0 630 125
Male 317 0 0 317 67
Female 313 0 0 313 58

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 66.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 379. Female population growth rate of the village is 60.5% which is -11.8% lower than male population growth rate of 72.3%.; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 66.2% and child population has increased by 34.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Akhada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 66.2% 0% 0% 66.2% 34.4%
Male 72.3% 0% 0% 72.3% 45.7%
Female 60.5% 0% 0% 60.5% 23.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 987 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in and in schedule tribe is 987. There are 866 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 73 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 156 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Akhada

Total General SC ST Child
Change -73 0 0 -73 -156
2011 987 0 0 987 866
2001 1060 0 0 1060 1022

Literacy

Total 293 people in the village are literate, among them 169 are male and 124 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Akhada is 58%. 68% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 29%. Male literacy has gone up by 25% and female literacy rate has gone up by 33%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Akhada

Total Male Female
Change 29.0% 24.1% 33.1%
2011 58% 67.6% 48.6%
2001 29% 43.5% 15.5%

Workers profile

Akhada has 55% (349) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 56% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 49% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Akhada

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55.4% 48.3% 7.1% 44.6%
Male 54.9% 47.9% 6.9% 45.1%
Female 55.9% 48.6% 7.3% 44.1%