Shele Village, with population of 513 is Vada sub district's the 45th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Shele village is 4 km2 and it is the 65th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 115 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Shele village to Jawhar is 31 km. Pin code of Shele village is 421303. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 14 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 70 km away. 3.72 square kilometer (83%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 513 people, among them 257 (50%) are male and 256 (50%) are female. 13% of the whole population are from general caste and 87% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shele village is 12%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 110 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shele

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 513 69 0 444 63
Male 257 36 0 221 30
Female 256 33 0 223 33

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 27.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 403. Female population growth rate of the village is 24.9% which is -4.9% lower than male population growth rate of 29.8%. General caste population has increased by 38%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 25.8% and child population has decreased by -24.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shele

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27.3% 38% 0% 25.8% -24.1%
Male 29.8% 38.5% 0% 28.5% -30.2%
Female 24.9% 37.5% 0% 23.2% -17.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 917, and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 1100 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 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 170 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shele

Total General SC ST Child
Change -39 -6 0 -43 170
2011 996 917 0 1009 1100
2001 1035 923 0 1052 930

Literacy

Total 350 people in the village are literate, among them 199 are male and 151 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shele is 78%. 88% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 23%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 31%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shele

Total Male Female
Change 22.8% 13.5% 30.7%
2011 77.8% 87.7% 67.7%
2001 55% 74.2% 37%

Workers profile

Shele has 52% (265) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 44% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 30% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 39% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shele

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51.7% 17.5% 34.1% 48.3%
Male 59.5% 30% 29.6% 40.5%
Female 43.8% 5.1% 38.7% 56.3%