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

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.

Population
5,971
Literacy
88.2%
Sex Ratio
928

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.

Shirgaon Census Town

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

Total Male Female
Children 642 324 318
Literacy 88.2% 83.6% 73.4%
Scheduled Caste 361 180 181
Scheduled Tribe 1,193 599 594
Illiterate 1,272 508 764

Caste-wise Population - Shirgaon

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 20% of total population in Shirgaon.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 361 180 181
Schedule Tribe 1,193 599 594

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 4,195 (70.26%) 2,189 2,006
Muslim 1,555 (26.04%) 782 773
Christian 8 (0.13%) 3 5
Sikh 19 (0.32%) 12 7
Buddhist 127 (2.13%) 61 66
Jain 5 (0.08%) 2 3
Other Religion 1 (0.02%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 61 (1.02%) 48 13

Literacy Rate - Shirgaon

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.

  Shirgaon Maharashtra
Female 82.55% 75.87%
Male 93.36% 88.38%
Total 88.18% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Shirgaon

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,219 1,556 663
Cultivators 126 68 58
Agriculture Labourer 239 122 117
Household Industries 114 81 33
Other Workers 1,740 1,285 455
Marginal Workers 597 337 260
Non Working 3,155 1,204 1,951

Shirgaon Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 5,971 78.7% 928

Map of Shirgaon, Thane, Maharashtra


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