Dhekale Population - Thane, Maharashtra

Dhekale is a medium size village located in Palghar Taluka of Thane district, Maharashtra with total 270 families residing. The Dhekale village has population of 1430 of which 726 are males while 704 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Dhekale village population of children with age 0-6 is 198 which makes up 13.85 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Dhekale village is 970 which is higher than Maharashtra state average of 929. Child Sex Ratio for the Dhekale as per census is 1000, higher than Maharashtra average of 894.

Dhekale village has lower literacy rate compared to Maharashtra. In 2011, literacy rate of Dhekale village was 59.74 % compared to 82.34 % of Maharashtra. In Dhekale Male literacy stands at 69.86 % while female literacy rate was 49.26 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Dhekale village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Dhekale village.

Dhekale Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 270 - -
Population 1,430 726 704
Child (0-6) 198 99 99
Schedule Caste 7 4 3
Schedule Tribe 1,286 643 643
Literacy 59.74 % 69.86 % 49.26 %
Total Workers 635 366 269
Main Worker 397 - -
Marginal Worker 238 104 134

Caste Factor

In Dhekale village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 89.93 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.49 % of total population in Dhekale village.

Work Profile

In Dhekale village out of total population, 635 were engaged in work activities. 62.52 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.48 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 635 workers engaged in Main Work, 120 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 106 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149