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Gargaon Population - Thane, Maharashtra

Gargaon is a medium size village located in Palghar Taluka of Thane district, Maharashtra with total 181 families residing. The Gargaon village has population of 963 of which 481 are males while 482 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gargaon village population of children with age 0-6 is 198 which makes up 20.56 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gargaon village is 1002 which is higher than Maharashtra state average of 929. Child Sex Ratio for the Gargaon as per census is 817, lower than Maharashtra average of 894.

Gargaon village has lower literacy rate compared to Maharashtra. In 2011, literacy rate of Gargaon village was 46.67 % compared to 82.34 % of Maharashtra. In Gargaon Male literacy stands at 59.95 % while female literacy rate was 34.10 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Gargaon 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 Gargaon village.

Gargaon Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 181 - -
Population 963 481 482
Child (0-6) 198 109 89
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 959 480 479
Literacy 46.67 % 59.95 % 34.10 %
Total Workers 471 246 225
Main Worker 333 - -
Marginal Worker 138 55 83

Caste Factor

In Gargaon village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.58 % of total population in Gargaon village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Gargaon village of Thane.

Work Profile

In Gargaon village out of total population, 471 were engaged in work activities. 70.70 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.30 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 471 workers engaged in Main Work, 64 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 158 were Agricultural labourer.