Thane District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Maharashtra) - Census 2011

Thane district of Maharashtra has total population of 11,060,148 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 5,865,078 are males while 5,195,070 are females. In 2011 there were total 2,529,165 families residing in Thane district. The Average Sex Ratio of Thane district is 886.

Thane district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 77% people lives in Urban areas while 23% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.6% while that in the rural areas is 70.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Thane district is 865 while that of Rural areas is 958.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thane district is 1327146 which is 12% of the total population. There are 689665 male children and 637481 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thane is 924 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (886) of Thane district.

The total literacy rate of Thane district is 84.53%. The male literacy rate is 78.28% and the female literacy rate is 69.98% in Thane district.

Population
11,060,148
Literacy
84.53%
Sex Ratio
886

To facilitate the administration, Thane district is further divided into 15 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Thane Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Thane district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 1,327,146 689,665 637,481
Literacy 84.53% 78.28% 69.98%
Scheduled Caste 730,089 377,885 352,204
Scheduled Tribe 1,542,451 769,192 773,259
Illiterate 2,832,987 1,273,682 1,559,305

Caste-wise Population - Thane district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.9% of total population in Thane district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 730,089 377,885 352,204
Schedule Tribe 1,542,451 769,192 773,259

Religion-wise Population - Thane district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 8,716,055 (78.81%) 4,625,529 4,090,526
Muslim 1,355,630 (12.26%) 739,073 616,557
Christian 280,700 (2.54%) 139,475 141,225
Sikh 39,149 (0.35%) 20,448 18,701
Buddhist 449,617 (4.07%) 228,145 221,472
Jain 172,052 (1.56%) 87,903 84,149
Other Religion 9,862 (0.09%) 5,206 4,656
No Religion Specified 37,083 (0.34%) 19,299 17,784

Literacy Rate - Thane district

The total literacy rate of Thane district was 84.53% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 8,227,161 literates, males were 4,591,396 while females were 3,635,765. Also the male literacy rate was 88.72% and the female literacy rate was 79.77% in Thane district.

  Thane district Maharashtra
Female 79.77% 75.87%
Male 88.72% 88.38%
Total 84.53% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Thane district

The Sex Ratio of Thane district is 886 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 886 females in Thane district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 924 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 886 ) of Thane district.


Population Density - Thane district

The total area of Thane district is 9,558 km2. Thus the density of Thane district is 1,157 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 1,098 sq. km. area is under urban region while 8,460 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Thane district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Thane, 76.99% people lived in urban regions while 23.01% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 8,514,678 out of which 4,564,942 were males while remaining 3,949,736 were females. In rural areas of Thane, male population was 1,300,136 while female population was 1,245,334.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Thane was 865 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Thane was 911 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Thane were 962,940 which is 11.31% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Thane was 958 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Thane was 961 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Thane for urban regions was 88.55 percent in which males were 91.31% literate while female literacy stood at 85.35%. The total literate population of Thane was 8,227,161. Similarly in rural areas of Thane, the average literacy rate was 70.6 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.27% and 61.54% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Thane were 1,539,885.

Rural Urban
Population % 23.01% 76.99%
Total population 2,545,470 8,514,678
Male population 1,300,136 4,564,942
Female population 1,245,334 3,949,736
Sex ratio 958 865
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 961 911
Child population 364,206 962,940
Literates 1,539,885 6,687,276
Average literacy 70.6% 88.55%
Male literacy 79.27% 91.31%
Female literacy 61.54% 85.35%

Child Population - Thane district

According to Census 2011, there were 1,327,146 children between age 0 to 6 years in Thane district. Out of which 689,665 were male while 637,481 were female.


Working Population - Thane district

In Thane district out of total population, 4,492,767 were engaged in work activities. 87.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,492,767 workers engaged in Main Work, 272,871 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 273,218 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 3,930,511 3,059,503 871,008
Cultivators 272,871 169,437 103,434
Agriculture Labourer 273,218 153,460 119,758
Household Industries 98,301 61,384 36,917
Other Workers 3,286,121 2,675,222 610,899
Marginal Workers 562,256 303,620 258,636
Non Working 6,567,381 2,501,955 4,065,426

Thane district Map


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