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Shigaon Population - Thane, Maharashtra

Shigaon is a large village located in Palghar Taluka of Thane district, Maharashtra with total 998 families residing. The Shigaon village has population of 4642 of which 2322 are males while 2320 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Shigaon village population of children with age 0-6 is 931 which makes up 20.06 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shigaon village is 999 which is higher than Maharashtra state average of 929. Child Sex Ratio for the Shigaon as per census is 944, higher than Maharashtra average of 894.

Shigaon village has lower literacy rate compared to Maharashtra. In 2011, literacy rate of Shigaon village was 51.63 % compared to 82.34 % of Maharashtra. In Shigaon Male literacy stands at 60.99 % while female literacy rate was 42.40 %.

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

Shigaon Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 998 - -
Population 4,642 2,322 2,320
Child (0-6) 931 479 452
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 4,207 2,089 2,118
Literacy 51.63 % 60.99 % 42.40 %
Total Workers 1,857 1,225 632
Main Worker 1,195 - -
Marginal Worker 662 295 367

Caste Factor

In Shigaon village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 90.63 % of total population in Shigaon village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Shigaon village of Thane.

Work Profile

In Shigaon village out of total population, 1857 were engaged in work activities. 64.35 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.65 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1857 workers engaged in Main Work, 186 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 496 were Agricultural labourer.