Varsale Village, with population of 2542 is Vada sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Varsale village is 14 km2 and it is the 8th 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 Varsale village to Jawhar is 24 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 89 km away. 12.43 square kilometer (86%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2542 people, among them 1252 (49%) are male and 1290 (51%) are female. 1% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 99% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Varsale village is 20%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 526 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Varsale

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,542 19 3 2,520 500
Male 1,252 10 1 1,241 250
Female 1,290 9 2 1,279 250

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 31.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1930. Female population growth rate of the village is 25.7% which is -12.8% lower than male population growth rate of 38.5%. General caste population has decreased by -48.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 33.1% and child population has increased by 11.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Varsale

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31.7% -48.6% 0% 33.1% 11.9%
Male 38.5% -28.6% 0% 39.4% 19%
Female 25.7% -60.9% 0% 27.5% 5.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1030 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 2000 and in schedule tribe is 1031. There are 1000 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 105 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 129 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Varsale

Total General SC ST Child
Change -105 -743 2000 -96 -129
2011 1030 900 2000 1031 1000
2001 1135 1643 0 1127 1129

Literacy

Total 881 people in the village are literate, among them 510 are male and 371 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Varsale is 43%. 51% of male and 36% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 21%. Male literacy has gone up by 21% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Varsale

Total Male Female
Change 21.1% 20.8% 20.7%
2011 43.1% 50.9% 35.7%
2001 22% 30.1% 15%

Workers profile

Varsale has 55% (1401) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 56% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Varsale

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55.1% 35% 20.1% 44.9%
Male 54.4% 36% 18.4% 45.6%
Female 55.8% 34% 21.8% 44.2%