Mahe Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Mahe, Puducherry - Census 2011

Mahe is a Municipality city situated in Mahe Taluk commune panchayat of Mahe district. The Mahe city is divided into 14 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 7,420 families residing in the Mahe city. The total population of Mahe is 41,816 out of which 19,143 are males and 22,673 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Mahe is 1,184.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mahe city is 4553 which is 11% of the total population. There are 2302 male children and 2251 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mahe is 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,184).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Mahe is 97.9%. Thus Mahe has lower literacy rate compared to 97.9% of Mahe district. The male literacy rate is 98.63% and the female literacy rate is 97.25% in Mahe.

Population
41,816
Literacy
97.9%
Sex Ratio
1,184

Mahe Municipality has total administration over 7,420 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Mahe Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mahe Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 4,553 2,302 2,251
Literacy 97.9% 86.8% 87.6%
Scheduled Caste 144 77 67
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 5,346 2,533 2,813

Caste-wise Population - Mahe

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Mahe.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 144 77 67
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Mahe

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Mahe is 27,940 which is 66.82% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Mahe is 12,856 which is 30.74% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Mahe as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 27,940 (66.82%) 12,679 15,261
Muslim 12,856 (30.74%) 5,986 6,870
Christian 958 (2.29%) 448 510
Sikh 3 (0.01%) 2 1
Buddhist 21 (0.05%) 8 13
Jain 14 (0.03%) 7 7
Other Religion 3 (0.01%) 2 1
No Religion Specified 21 (0.05%) 11 10

Literacy Rate - Mahe

The total literacy rate of Mahe was 97.87% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 85.85% of Puducherry. Population-wise, out of total 36,470 literates, males were 16,610 while females were 19,860. Also the male literacy rate was 98.63% and the female literacy rate was 97.25% in Mahe.

  Mahe Puducherry
Female 97.25% 80.67%
Male 98.63% 91.26%
Total 97.87% 85.85%

Sex Ratio - Mahe

The Sex Ratio of Mahe is 1,184. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,184 females in Mahe. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,184 ) of Mahe.


Child Population - Mahe

According to Census 2011, there were 4,553 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mahe. Out of which 2,302 were male while 2,251 were female.


Working Population - Mahe

In Mahe Municipality out of total population, 11,802 were engaged in work activities. 88.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 11,802 workers engaged in Main Work, 23 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 57 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 10,404 8,295 2,109
Cultivators 23 16 7
Agriculture Labourer 57 47 10
Household Industries 60 51 9
Other Workers 10,264 8,181 2,083
Marginal Workers 1,398 798 600
Non Working 30,014 10,050 19,964

Mahe Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Mahe is further divided into 14 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 2,390 87% 1,167
2 Ward No - 2 2,326 89.2% 1,265
3 Ward No - 3 1,794 87.6% 1,240
4 Ward No - 4 1,912 88.5% 1,257
5 Ward No - 5 2,178 87.8% 1,139
6 Ward No - 6 4,234 85.8% 1,172
7 Ward No - 7 3,849 88.3% 1,240
8 Ward No - 8 2,878 86.3% 1,272
9 Ward No - 9 3,998 86.2% 1,132
10 Ward No - 10 4,189 86.2% 1,150
11 Ward No - 11 3,152 84.7% 1,192
12 Ward No - 12 2,652 88.7% 1,105
13 Ward No - 13 3,824 87.9% 1,136
14 Ward No - 14 2,440 89.5% 1,214

Map of Mahe, Mahe, Puducherry


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