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

Palghar Taluka of Thane district has total population of 550,166 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 288,514 are males while 261,652 are females. In 2011 there were total 128,526 families residing in Palghar Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Palghar Taluka is 907.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 41% people lives in Urban areas while 59% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.1% while that in the rural areas is 75.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Palghar Taluka is 827 while that of Rural areas is 967.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palghar Taluka is 69554 which is 13% of the total population. There are 35520 male children and 34034 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palghar Taluka is 958 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 907 ) of Palghar Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Palghar Taluka is 80.69%. The male literacy rate is 76.34% and the female literacy rate is 64.05% in Palghar Taluka.

Population
550,166
Literacy
80.69%
Sex Ratio
907

To facilitate the administration, Palghar Taluka is further divided into 12 towns and 203 villages.

Palghar Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 69,554 35,520 34,034
Literacy 80.69% 76.34% 64.05%
Scheduled Caste 16,999 8,764 8,235
Scheduled Tribe 168,152 83,424 84,728
Illiterate 162,340 68,274 94,066

Caste-wise Population - Palghar Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 30.6% of total population in Palghar Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 16,999 8,764 8,235
Schedule Tribe 168,152 83,424 84,728

Religion-wise Population - Palghar Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 498,560 (90.62%) 261,416 237,144
Muslim 33,279 (6.05%) 17,638 15,641
Christian 2,730 (0.5%) 1,406 1,324
Sikh 783 (0.14%) 450 333
Buddhist 7,190 (1.31%) 3,633 3,557
Jain 4,422 (0.8%) 2,282 2,140
Other Religion 212 (0.04%) 114 98
No Religion Specified 2,990 (0.54%) 1,575 1,415

Literacy Rate - Palghar Taluka

Average literacy rate of Palghar Taluka in 2011 were 80.69% in which, male and female literacy were 87.05% and 73.63% respectively. Total literate in Palghar Taluka were 387,826 of which male and female were 220,240 and 167,586 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Palghar Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Palghar Taluka is 907 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 907 females in Palghar Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 958 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 907 ) of Palghar Taluka.


Child Population - Palghar Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 69,554 children between age 0 to 6 years in Palghar Taluka. Out of which 69,554 were male while 69,554 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Palghar Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 54,494 families under Palghar Taluka living in urban areas while 54,494 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 41% of total population of Palghar Taluka lives in Urban areas while 59% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 28,437 while that in rural region is 41,117.

Total Urban Rural
Population 550,166 225,380 324,786
Children (0 - 6 years) 69,554 28,437 41,117
Schedule Caste 16,999 10,387 6,612
Schedule Tribe 168,152 23,020 145,132
Literacy 80.69% 88.09% 75.56%
Sex Ratio 907 827 967

Working Population - Palghar Taluka

In Palghar Taluka out of total population, 239,097 were engaged in work activities. 80.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 239,097 workers engaged in Main Work, 23,886 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 29,966 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 191,977 145,151 46,826
Cultivators 23,886 15,771 8,115
Agriculture Labourer 29,966 17,338 12,628
Household Industries 5,054 3,355 1,699
Other Workers 133,071 108,687 24,384
Marginal Workers 47,120 25,577 21,543
Non Working 311,069 117,786 193,283

Palghar Taluka Map


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