Aurangabad Municipal Corporation, with population of about 11.8 lakh is Aurangabad sub district's only municipal corporation located in Aurangabad sub district of Aurangabad district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Aurangabad municipal corporation is 139 km2. Population density of the city is 8485 persons per km2. There are 99 wards in the city, among them Aurangabad Ward No 02 is the most populous ward with population of about 32 thousand and Aurangabad Ward No 93 is the least populous ward with population of 7307.

Nearest railway station is Aurangabad which is within the city. Aurangabad is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Aurangabad. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 378 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 756.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9.1°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 11.8 lakh people, among them about 6.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 5.7 lakh (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Aurangabad municipal corporation is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2.4 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Aurangabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,175,116 930,653 229,223 15,240 158,779
Male 609,206 483,495 117,684 8,027 84,851
Female 565,910 447,158 111,539 7,213 73,928

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 51% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 31% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 15% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 910 in Muslims are 946 and in Buddhists are 950

Religion wise population 2011 - Aurangabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,175,116 600,183 361,817 10,060 3,427 178,307 19,073 515 1,734
Male 609,206 314,238 185,913 4,931 1,756 91,431 9,750 265 922
Female 565,910 285,945 175,904 5,129 1,671 86,876 9,323 250 812

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 34.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 8.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 36.7% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 32.6%. General caste population has increased by 30.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 53.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 66.4% and child population has increased by 17.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Aurangabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34.6% 30.1% 53.8% 66.4% 17.1%
Male 32.6% 28.2% 52.1% 68.4% 18.1%
Female 36.7% 32.3% 55.5% 64.3% 15.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 929 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 925, in schedule caste is 948 and in schedule tribe is 899. There are 871 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Aurangabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 29 21 -22 -16
2011 929 925 948 899 871
2001 901 896 927 921 887

Literacy

Total about 8.9 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 4.8 lakh are male and about 4.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Aurangabad is 87%. 92% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Aurangabad

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 1.4% 6.7%
2011 87.5% 92.2% 82.5%
2001 83.7% 90.8% 75.8%

Workers profile

Aurangabad has 32% (about 3.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 14% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Aurangabad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.2% 29.2% 3% 67.8%
Male 49.5% 46% 3.4% 50.5%
Female 13.5% 11% 2.5% 86.5%