Dahanu Ward No 08, with population of 1755 is Dahanu city's the 6th least populous ward, located in Dahanu sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to 1755 people, among them 912 (52%) are male and 843 (48%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 21% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dahanu Ward No 08 is 13%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 376 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dahanu Ward No 08

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,755 1,370 20 365 220
Male 912 715 13 184 104
Female 843 655 7 181 116

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -30.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2531. Female population growth rate of the ward is -31.5% which is -1.6% lower than male population growth rate of -29.9%. General caste population has decreased by -37.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 300%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.3% and child population has decreased by -47.2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dahanu Ward No 08

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -31 -37 300 8 -47
Male -30 -36 225 7 -51
Female -32 -38 600 10 -43

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 924 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 916, in schedule caste is 538 and in schedule tribe is 984. There are 1115 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 157 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dahanu Ward No 08

Total General SC ST Child
Change -21 -30 288 25 157
2011 924 916 538 984 1,115
2001 945 946 250 959 958

Literacy

Total 1161 people in the ward are literate, among them 659 are male and 502 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dahanu WARD NO.-0008 is 76%. 82% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 27%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dahanu Ward No 08

Total Male Female
Change 18 8 27
2011 76 82 69
2001 58 73 42

Workers profile

Dahanu WARD NO.-0008 has 41% (711) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 19% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dahanu Ward No 08

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41 38 2 60
Male 61 57 3 39
Female 19 18 1 81