Moj Village, with population of 942 is Vada sub district's the 70th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Moj village is 7 km2 and it is the 32nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 139 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jawhar and distance from Moj 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 71 km away. 3.86 square kilometer (57%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 942 people, among them 486 (52%) are male and 456 (48%) are female. 41% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 57% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Moj village is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 226 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Moj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 942 382 25 535 122
Male 486 191 11 284 66
Female 456 191 14 251 56

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 776. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.6% which is -14% lower than male population growth rate of 28.6%. General caste population has decreased by -7.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 55.5% and child population has increased by 25.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Moj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.4% -7.3% 25% 55.5% 25.8%
Male 28.6% -1.5% 10% 63.2% 22.2%
Female 14.6% -12.4% 40% 47.6% 30.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 1273 and in schedule tribe is 884. There are 848 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 115 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Moj

Total General SC ST Child
Change -115 -124 273 -93 52
2011 938 1000 1273 884 848
2001 1053 1124 1000 977 796

Literacy

Total 563 people in the village are literate, among them 324 are male and 239 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Moj is 69%. 77% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Moj

Total Male Female
Change -1.3% -1.9% -1.9%
2011 68.7% 77.1% 59.8%
2001 70% 79% 61.7%

Workers profile

Moj has 49% (464) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 43% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 34% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 38% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Moj

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.3% 13.4% 35.9% 50.7%
Male 55.3% 21% 34.4% 44.7%
Female 42.8% 5.3% 37.5% 57.2%