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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dandi Census Town.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19.1% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||94||(1.05%)||58||36|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|1||Ward No - 1||8,942||66.6%||741|