Paste Village, with population of 294 is Vada sub district's the 18th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Paste village is 1 km2 and it is the 15th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 219 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Paste village to Jawhar is 38 km. Pin code of Paste village is 421303. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 9 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 68 km away. 0.32 square kilometer (24%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 294 people, among them 137 (47%) are male and 157 (53%) are female. 7% of the whole population are from general caste and 93% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Paste village is 17%, among them 35% are boys and 65% are girls. There are 64 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Paste

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 294 22 0 272 49
Male 137 7 0 130 17
Female 157 15 0 142 32

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 264. Female population growth rate of the village is 22.7% which is 22% higher than male population growth rate of 0.7%. General caste population has increased by 175%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6.3% and child population has increased by 2.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Paste

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.4% 175% 0% 6.3% 2.1%
Male 0.7% 75% 0% -1.5% -41.4%
Female 22.7% 275% 0% 14.5% 68.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1146 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 2143, and in schedule tribe is 1092. There are 1882 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 205 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1227 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Paste

Total General SC ST Child
Change 205 1143 0 153 1227
2011 1146 2143 0 1092 1882
2001 941 1000 0 939 655

Literacy

Total 159 people in the village are literate, among them 98 are male and 61 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Paste is 65%. 82% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Paste

Total Male Female
Change 14.4% 14.4% 14.9%
2011 64.9% 81.7% 48.8%
2001 50.5% 67.3% 33.9%

Workers profile

Paste has 55% (161) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 45% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 43% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Paste

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 54.8% 51% 3.7% 45.2%
Male 66.4% 59.9% 6.6% 33.6%
Female 44.6% 43.3% 1.3% 55.4%