Mhaswal Village, with population of 1120 is Vada sub district's the 51st most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Mhaswal village is 6 km2 and it is the 47th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 188 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Mhaswal village to Bhiwandi is 33 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 1120 people, among them 573 (51%) are male and 547 (49%) are female. 24% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 60% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mhaswal village is 12%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 273 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mhaswal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,120 274 169 677 139
Male 573 150 91 332 66
Female 547 124 78 345 73

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 30.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 857. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.6% which is -2.1% lower than male population growth rate of 31.7%. General caste population has decreased by -17.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 445.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 36.8% and child population has increased by 5.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mhaswal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30.7% -17.2% 445.2% 36.8% 5.3%
Male 31.7% -10.7% 435.3% 32.8% -13.2%
Female 29.6% -23.9% 457.1% 40.8% 30.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 827, in schedule caste is 857 and in schedule tribe is 1039. There are 1106 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 369 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mhaswal

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 -143 33 59 369
2011 955 827 857 1039 1106
2001 970 970 824 980 737

Literacy

Total 723 people in the village are literate, among them 422 are male and 301 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mhaswal is 74%. 83% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mhaswal

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 3.0% 10.2%
2011 73.7% 83.2% 63.5%
2001 66.6% 80.2% 53.3%

Workers profile

Mhaswal has 48% (532) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 39% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mhaswal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47.5% 30.4% 17.1% 52.5%
Male 55.1% 43.3% 11.9% 44.9%
Female 39.5% 17% 22.5% 60.5%