Shirgaon is a Census Town city situated in Palghar taluka of Thane district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,378 families residing in the Shirgaon city. The total population of Shirgaon is 5,971 out of which 3,097 are males and 2,874 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Shirgaon is 928.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shirgaon city is 642 which is 11% of the total population. There are 324 male children and 318 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shirgaon is 981 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (928).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Shirgaon is 88.2%. Thus Shirgaon has higher literacy rate compared to 84.5% of Thane district. The male literacy rate is 93.36% and the female literacy rate is 82.55% in Shirgaon.
Shirgaon Census Town has total administration over 1,378 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 Shirgaon Census Town.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 20% of total population in Shirgaon.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Shirgaon is 4,195 which is 70.26% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Shirgaon is 1,555 which is 26.04% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Shirgaon as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||61||(1.02%)||48||13|
The total literacy rate of Shirgaon was 88.18% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 4,699 literates, males were 2,589 while females were 2,110. Also the male literacy rate was 93.36% and the female literacy rate was 82.55% in Shirgaon.
The Sex Ratio of Shirgaon is 928. Thus per every 1000 men there were 928 females in Shirgaon. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 981 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 928 ) of Shirgaon.
According to Census 2011, there were 642 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shirgaon. Out of which 324 were male while 318 were female.
In Shirgaon Census Town out of total population, 2,816 were engaged in work activities. 78.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,816 workers engaged in Main Work, 126 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 239 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Shirgaon is further divided into 1 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||5,971||78.7%||928|