Bilghar Village, with population of 490 is Vada sub district's the 41st least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Bilghar village is 3 km2 and it is the 64th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 182 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Bilghar village to Jawhar is 38 km. 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 12 km away. 0.82 square kilometer (30%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 490 people, among them 251 (51%) are male and 239 (49%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 64% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bilghar village is 13%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 113 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bilghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 490 148 26 316 66
Male 251 78 15 158 32
Female 239 70 11 158 34

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -0.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 491. Female population growth rate of the village is -3.2% which is -6.1% lower than male population growth rate of 2.9%. General caste population has decreased by -10.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 44.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2.9% and child population has increased by 20% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bilghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.2% -10.8% 44.4% 2.9% 20%
Male 2.9% -9.3% 114.3% 4.6% 18.5%
Female -3.2% -12.5% 0% 1.3% 21.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 952 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 897, in schedule caste is 733 and in schedule tribe is 1000. 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 decreased by 60 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bilghar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -60 -33 -838 -33 26
2011 952 897 733 1000 1063
2001 1012 930 1571 1033 1037

Literacy

Total 305 people in the village are literate, among them 184 are male and 121 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bilghar is 72%. 84% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bilghar

Total Male Female
Change 5.8% 5.2% 5.6%
2011 71.9% 84% 59%
2001 66.1% 78.8% 53.4%

Workers profile

Bilghar has 36% (174) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 17% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bilghar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.5% 19.8% 15.7% 64.5%
Male 53% 32.3% 20.7% 47%
Female 17.2% 6.7% 10.5% 82.8%