Dhapad Village, with population of 244 is Vada sub district's the 11th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Dhapad village is 2 km2 and it is the 58th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 101 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Dhapad village to Jawhar is 32 km. Pin code of Dhapad village is 421303. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 61 km away. 0.82 square kilometer (34%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 244 people, among them 119 (49%) are male and 125 (51%) are female. 25% of the whole population are from general caste and 75% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhapad village is 14%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 55 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhapad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 244 62 0 182 33
Male 119 32 0 87 16
Female 125 30 0 95 17

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 57.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 155. Female population growth rate of the village is 71.2% which is 26.1% higher than male population growth rate of 45.1%. General caste population has increased by 44.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 62.5% and child population has increased by 65% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhapad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 57.4% 44.2% 0% 62.5% 65%
Male 45.1% 45.5% 0% 45% 33.3%
Female 71.2% 42.9% 0% 82.7% 112.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1050 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 938, and in schedule tribe is 1092. There are 1063 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 160 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 396 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhapad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 160 -17 0 225 396
2011 1050 938 0 1092 1063
2001 890 955 0 867 667

Literacy

Total 147 people in the village are literate, among them 79 are male and 68 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhapad is 70%. 77% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhapad

Total Male Female
Change 7.5% -4.7% 21.5%
2011 69.7% 76.7% 63%
2001 62.2% 81.4% 41.5%

Workers profile

Dhapad has 44% (107) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 30% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhapad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.9% 27% 16.8% 56.1%
Male 58.8% 38.7% 20.2% 41.2%
Female 29.6% 16% 13.6% 70.4%