Abitghar Village, with population of 2828 is Vada sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Abitghar village is 7 km2 and it is the 29th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 398 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Abitghar village to Bhiwandi is 1 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 55 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 60 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2828 people, among them 1765 (62%) are male and 1063 (38%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 38% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Abitghar village is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 719 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Abitghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,828 1,735 32 1,061 367
Male 1,765 1,194 22 549 191
Female 1,063 541 10 512 176

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 78.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1582. Female population growth rate of the village is 48.9% which is -54.4% lower than male population growth rate of 103.3%. General caste population has increased by 84.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 113.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 69.8% and child population has increased by 73.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Abitghar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 78.8% 84.2% 113.3% 69.8% 73.1%
Male 103.3% 117.5% 214.3% 76% 70.5%
Female 48.9% 37.7% 25% 63.6% 76%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 602 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 453, in schedule caste is 455 and in schedule tribe is 933. There are 921 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 221 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Abitghar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -221 -263 -688 -70 28
2011 602 453 455 933 921
2001 823 716 1143 1003 893

Literacy

Total 1810 people in the village are literate, among them 1264 are male and 546 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Abitghar is 74%. 80% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Abitghar

Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 0.3% 5.4%
2011 73.5% 80.3% 61.6%
2001 69.3% 80% 56.2%

Workers profile

Abitghar has 56% (1577) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 73% male and 27% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Abitghar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55.8% 40.8% 15% 44.2%
Male 73.2% 57.8% 15.4% 26.8%
Female 26.8% 12.4% 14.4% 73.2%