Pachghar Village, with population of 563 is Vada sub district's the 55th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Pachghar village is 15 km2 and it is the 7th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 37 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Pachghar village to Jawhar is 21 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 84 km away. 13.91 square kilometer (92%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 563 people, among them 289 (51%) are male and 274 (49%) are female. 2% of the whole population are from general caste and 98% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pachghar village is 23%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 127 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pachghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 563 9 0 554 132
Male 289 6 0 283 73
Female 274 3 0 271 59

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -5.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 597. Female population growth rate of the village is -13.6% which is -16.8% lower than male population growth rate of 3.2%. General caste population has increased by 80%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -6.4% and child population has increased by 15.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pachghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5.7% 80% 0% -6.4% 15.8%
Male 3.2% 20% 0% 2.9% 32.7%
Female -13.6% 0% 0% -14.5% 0%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 948 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 500, and in schedule tribe is 958. There are 808 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 184 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 265 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pachghar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -184 500 0 -195 -265
2011 948 500 0 958 808
2001 1132 0 0 1153 1073

Literacy

Total 160 people in the village are literate, among them 116 are male and 44 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pachghar is 37%. 54% of male and 20% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone down by -9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pachghar

Total Male Female
Change -1.8% 3.5% -8.6%
2011 37.1% 53.7% 20.5%
2001 38.9% 50.2% 29.1%

Workers profile

Pachghar has 34% (190) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 13% female population are working population. 7% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 46% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pachghar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.7% 4.1% 29.7% 66.3%
Male 53.6% 7.3% 46.4% 46.4%
Female 12.8% 0.7% 12% 87.2%