Kasghar Village, with population of 603 is Vada sub district's the 66th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Kasghar village is 2 km2 and it is the 56th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 250 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Kasghar village to Jawhar is 33 km. Pin code of Kasghar village is 421303. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 66 km away. 1.11 square kilometer (46%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 603 people, among them 308 (51%) are male and 295 (49%) are female. 27% of the whole population are from general caste and 73% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kasghar village is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 117 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kasghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 603 164 0 439 95
Male 308 89 0 219 48
Female 295 75 0 220 47

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 114.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 281. Female population growth rate of the village is 118.5% which is 7.5% higher than male population growth rate of 111%. General caste population has decreased by -3.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 295.5% and child population has increased by 102.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kasghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 114.6% -3.5% 0% 295.5% 102.1%
Male 111% -5.3% 0% 321.2% 71.4%
Female 118.5% -1.3% 0% 272.9% 147.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 843, and in schedule tribe is 1005. There are 979 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 300 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kasghar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 34 0 -130 300
2011 958 843 0 1005 979
2001 925 809 0 1135 679

Literacy

Total 392 people in the village are literate, among them 216 are male and 176 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kasghar is 77%. 83% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kasghar

Total Male Female
Change 9.7% 7.7% 11.5%
2011 77.2% 83.1% 71%
2001 67.5% 75.4% 59.5%

Workers profile

Kasghar has 29% (175) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 5% female population are working population. 17% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 35% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kasghar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29% 10.3% 18.7% 71%
Male 52.3% 17.2% 35.1% 47.7%
Female 4.7% 3.1% 1.7% 95.3%