Dahanu Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Thane district, Maharashtra

Dahanu Taluka of Thane district has total population of 402,095 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 199,574 are males while 202,521 are females. In 2011 there were total 82,139 families residing in Dahanu Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Dahanu Taluka is 1,015.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.9% people lives in Urban areas while 84.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.7% while that in the rural areas is 55%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dahanu Taluka is 962 while that of Rural areas is 1,025.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dahanu Taluka is 60433 which is 15% of the total population. There are 30572 male children and 29861 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dahanu Taluka is 977 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Dahanu Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Dahanu Taluka is 60.19%. The male literacy rate is 59.21% and the female literacy rate is 43.2% in Dahanu Taluka.

Population
402,095
Literacy
60.19%
Sex Ratio
1,015

To facilitate the administration, Dahanu Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 173 villages.

Dahanu Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dahanu Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 60,433 30,572 29,861
Literacy 60.19% 59.21% 43.2%
Scheduled Caste 6,513 3,285 3,228
Scheduled Tribe 277,904 135,842 142,062
Illiterate 196,439 81,406 115,033

Caste-wise Population - Dahanu Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 69.1% of total population in Dahanu Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 6,513 3,285 3,228
Schedule Tribe 277,904 135,842 142,062

Religion-wise Population - Dahanu Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 383,486 (95.37%) 189,915 193,571
Muslim 11,807 (2.94%) 6,192 5,615
Christian 1,160 (0.29%) 538 622
Sikh 291 (0.07%) 162 129
Buddhist 1,258 (0.31%) 646 612
Jain 2,776 (0.69%) 1,421 1,355
Other Religion 678 (0.17%) 351 327
No Religion Specified 639 (0.16%) 349 290

Literacy Rate - Dahanu Taluka

Average literacy rate of Dahanu Taluka in 2011 were 60.19% in which, male and female literacy were 69.92% and 50.67% respectively. Total literate in Dahanu Taluka were 205,656 of which male and female were 118,168 and 87,488 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dahanu Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Dahanu Taluka is 1,015 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,015 females in Dahanu Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 977 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Dahanu Taluka.


Child Population - Dahanu Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 60,433 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dahanu Taluka. Out of which 60,433 were male while 60,433 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dahanu Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 14,526 families under Dahanu Taluka living in urban areas while 14,526 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 15.9% of total population of Dahanu Taluka lives in Urban areas while 84.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,375 while that in rural region is 54,058.

Total Urban Rural
Population 402,095 63,933 338,162
Children (0 - 6 years) 60,433 6,375 54,058
Schedule Caste 6,513 2,588 3,925
Schedule Tribe 277,904 12,143 265,761
Literacy 60.19% 85.66% 55.03%
Sex Ratio 1,015 962 1,025

Working Population - Dahanu Taluka

In Dahanu Taluka out of total population, 186,039 were engaged in work activities. 78.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 186,039 workers engaged in Main Work, 40,980 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 44,240 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 145,587 90,031 55,556
Cultivators 40,980 23,615 17,365
Agriculture Labourer 44,240 23,025 21,215
Household Industries 5,186 3,450 1,736
Other Workers 55,181 39,941 15,240
Marginal Workers 40,452 17,492 22,960
Non Working 216,056 92,051 124,005

Dahanu Taluka Map


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