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Velgaon Population - Thane, Maharashtra

Velgaon is a medium size village located in Palghar Taluka of Thane district, Maharashtra with total 291 families residing. The Velgaon village has population of 1474 of which 707 are males while 767 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Velgaon village population of children with age 0-6 is 309 which makes up 20.96 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Velgaon village is 1085 which is higher than Maharashtra state average of 929. Child Sex Ratio for the Velgaon as per census is 1131, higher than Maharashtra average of 894.

Velgaon village has lower literacy rate compared to Maharashtra. In 2011, literacy rate of Velgaon village was 39.48 % compared to 82.34 % of Maharashtra. In Velgaon Male literacy stands at 51.07 % while female literacy rate was 28.69 %.

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

Velgaon Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 291 - -
Population 1,474 707 767
Child (0-6) 309 145 164
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 1,463 702 761
Literacy 39.48 % 51.07 % 28.69 %
Total Workers 785 381 404
Main Worker 655 - -
Marginal Worker 130 61 69

Caste Factor

In Velgaon village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.25 % of total population in Velgaon village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Velgaon village of Thane.

Work Profile

In Velgaon village out of total population, 785 were engaged in work activities. 83.44 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.56 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 785 workers engaged in Main Work, 367 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 266 were Agricultural labourer.