Wedgaon is a village situated in Gondpipri taluka of Chandrapur district in Maharashtra. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 292 families residing in the village Wedgaon. The total population of Wedgaon is 1,180 out of which 597 are males and 583 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Wedgaon is 977.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Wedgaon village is 119 which is 10% of the total population. There are 58 male children and 61 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Wedgaon is 1,052 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (977) of Wedgaon village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Wedgaon is 67.4%. Thus Wedgaon village has lower literacy rate compared to 71.6% of Chandrapur district. The male literacy rate is 78.48% and the female literacy rate is 55.94% in Wedgaon village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Wedgaon village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Wedgaon village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12.9% of total population in Wedgaon village.
In Wedgaon village out of total population, 709 were engaged in work activities. 79.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 709 workers engaged in Main Work, 242 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 251 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Wedgaon village in Gondpipri.