Dandi Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Thane, Maharashtra - Census 2011

Dandi is a Census Town city situated in Palghar taluka of Thane district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,367 families residing in the Dandi city. The total population of Dandi is 8,942 out of which 5,136 are males and 3,806 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dandi is 741.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dandi city is 1358 which is 15% of the total population. There are 686 male children and 672 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dandi is 980 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (741).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dandi is 78.5%. Thus Dandi has lower literacy rate compared to 84.5% of Thane district. The male literacy rate is 85.44% and the female literacy rate is 68.76% in Dandi.

Population
8,942
Literacy
78.5%
Sex Ratio
741

Dandi Census Town has total administration over 2,367 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Dandi Census Town

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dandi Census Town.

Total Male Female
Children 1,358 686 672
Literacy 78.5% 74% 56.6%
Scheduled Caste 243 131 112
Scheduled Tribe 1,712 868 844
Illiterate 2,985 1,334 1,651

Caste-wise Population - Dandi

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19.1% of total population in Dandi.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 243 131 112
Schedule Tribe 1,712 868 844

Religion-wise Population - Dandi

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Dandi is 8,140 which is 91.03% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Dandi is 623 which is 6.97% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Dandi as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 8,140 (91.03%) 4,675 3,465
Muslim 623 (6.97%) 362 261
Christian 13 (0.15%) 8 5
Sikh 8 (0.09%) 4 4
Buddhist 44 (0.49%) 19 25
Jain 20 (0.22%) 10 10
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 94 (1.05%) 58 36

Literacy Rate - Dandi

The total literacy rate of Dandi was 78.55% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 5,957 literates, males were 3,802 while females were 2,155. Also the male literacy rate was 85.44% and the female literacy rate was 68.76% in Dandi.

  Dandi Maharashtra
Female 68.76% 75.87%
Male 85.44% 88.38%
Total 78.55% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Dandi

The Sex Ratio of Dandi is 741. Thus per every 1000 men there were 741 females in Dandi. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 980 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 741 ) of Dandi.


Child Population - Dandi

According to Census 2011, there were 1,358 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dandi. Out of which 686 were male while 672 were female.


Working Population - Dandi

In Dandi Census Town out of total population, 3,658 were engaged in work activities. 91.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,658 workers engaged in Main Work, 13 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 36 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 3,337 2,992 345
Cultivators 13 10 3
Agriculture Labourer 36 24 12
Household Industries 71 57 14
Other Workers 3,217 2,901 316
Marginal Workers 321 220 101
Non Working 5,284 1,924 3,360

Dandi Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Dandi is further divided into 1 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 8,942 66.6% 741

Map of Dandi, Thane, Maharashtra


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