Devali Village, with population of 544 is Vada sub district's the 51st least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Devali village is 3 km2 and it is the 75th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 172 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Devali village to Jawhar is 36 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 64 km away. 1.29 square kilometer (41%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 544 people, among them 272 (50%) are male and 272 (50%) are female. 48% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 52% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Devali village is 13%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 126 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Devali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 544 260 2 282 69
Male 272 128 1 143 39
Female 272 132 1 139 30

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 63.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 332. Female population growth rate of the village is 65.9% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 61.9%. General caste population has increased by 1.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 276% and child population has increased by 19% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Devali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 63.9% 1.2% 0% 276% 19%
Male 61.9% -2.3% 0% 286.5% 8.3%
Female 65.9% 4.8% 0% 265.8% 36.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1000 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1031, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 972. There are 769 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 158 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Devali

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 69 1000 -55 158
2011 1000 1031 1000 972 769
2001 976 962 0 1027 611

Literacy

Total 343 people in the village are literate, among them 183 are male and 160 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Devali is 72%. 79% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Devali

Total Male Female
Change -1.5% -4.1% 0.6%
2011 72.2% 78.5% 66.1%
2001 73.7% 82.6% 65.5%

Workers profile

Devali has 47% (253) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 39% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Devali

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.5% 42.5% 4% 53.5%
Male 53.7% 51.8% 1.8% 46.3%
Female 39.3% 33.1% 6.3% 60.7%