Bersheti Village, with population of 277 is Vada sub district's the 16th least populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Bersheti village is 1 km2 and it is the 8th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 259 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Bersheti village to Bhiwandi is 37 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 70 km away. 0.55 square kilometer (51%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 277 people, among them 137 (49%) are male and 140 (51%) are female. 29% of the whole population are from general caste and 71% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bersheti village is 18%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 65 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bersheti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 277 80 0 197 49
Male 137 41 0 96 27
Female 140 39 0 101 22

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 51.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 183. Female population growth rate of the village is 44.3% which is -15% lower than male population growth rate of 59.3%. General caste population has increased by 3.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 85.8% and child population has increased by 58.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bersheti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51.4% 3.9% 0% 85.8% 58.1%
Male 59.3% 10.8% 0% 95.9% 80%
Female 44.3% -2.5% 0% 77.2% 37.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1022 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 951, and in schedule tribe is 1052. There are 815 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 106 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 252 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bersheti

Total General SC ST Child
Change -106 -130 0 -111 -252
2011 1022 951 0 1052 815
2001 1128 1081 0 1163 1067

Literacy

Total 153 people in the village are literate, among them 79 are male and 74 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bersheti is 67%. 72% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bersheti

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% -1.4% 9.6%
2011 67.1% 71.8% 62.7%
2001 62.5% 73.2% 53.1%

Workers profile

Bersheti has 43% (118) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 31% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bersheti

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.6% 39% 3.6% 57.4%
Male 54% 51.8% 2.2% 46%
Female 31.4% 26.4% 5% 68.6%