Nishet Village, with population of 521 is Vada sub district's the 49th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Nishet village is 2 km2 and it is the 44th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 245 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Nishet village to Jawhar is 32 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 77 km away. 1.34 square kilometer (63%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 521 people, among them 257 (49%) are male and 264 (51%) are female. 6% of the whole population are from general caste and 94% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nishet village is 15%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 109 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nishet

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 521 33 0 488 76
Male 257 20 0 237 38
Female 264 13 0 251 38

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 107.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 251. Female population growth rate of the village is 112.9% which is 10.5% higher than male population growth rate of 102.4%. General caste population has increased by 50%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 113.1% and child population has increased by 137.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nishet

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 107.6% 50% 0% 113.1% 137.5%
Male 102.4% 42.9% 0% 109.7% 72.7%
Female 112.9% 62.5% 0% 116.4% 280%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1027 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 650, and in schedule tribe is 1059. There are 1000 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 51 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 545 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nishet

Total General SC ST Child
Change 51 79 0 32 545
2011 1027 650 0 1059 1000
2001 976 571 0 1027 455

Literacy

Total 265 people in the village are literate, among them 156 are male and 109 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nishet is 60%. 71% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nishet

Total Male Female
Change 8.5% 7.4% 8.7%
2011 59.6% 71.2% 48.2%
2001 51.1% 63.8% 39.5%

Workers profile

Nishet has 47% (245) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 35% female population are working population. 5% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 54% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 34% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nishet

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47% 3.1% 44% 53%
Male 59.5% 5.1% 54.5% 40.5%
Female 34.8% 1.1% 33.7% 65.2%