Gavane Village, with population of 2427 is Lanja sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Lanja sub district of Ratnagiri district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Gavane village is 16 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 148 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Ratnagiri and distance from Gavane village to Ratnagiri is 40 km. Lanja is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 43 km. District head quarter of the village is Ratnagiri which is 40 km away. 0.1 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2427 people, among them 1129 (47%) are male and 1298 (53%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gavane village is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 565 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1150 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1174, in schedule caste is 1060 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 879 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1720 people in the village are literate, among them 869 are male and 851 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gavane is 80%. 88% of male and 72% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Gavane has 55% (1327) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 53% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 29% are marginal workers.