Nashik Municipal Corporation, with population of about 14.9 lakh is Nashik sub district's only municipal corporation located in Nashik sub district of Nashik district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Nashik municipal corporation is 259 km2. Population density of the city is 5735 persons per km2. There are 108 wards in the city, among them Nashik Ward No 83 is the most populous ward with population of about 30 thousand and Nashik Ward No 56 is the least populous ward with population of 7273.

Nearest railway station is Nashik Road which is within the city. Nashik is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Nashik. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 188 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 684.1 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6.4°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 14.9 lakh people, among them about 7.8 lakh (53%) are male and about 7 lakh (47%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nashik municipal corporation is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 3.4 lakh households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nashik

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,486,053 1,163,977 214,620 107,456 174,476
Male 782,517 616,903 109,553 56,061 93,533
Female 703,536 547,074 105,067 51,395 80,943

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 895 in Muslims are 905 and in Buddhists are 943

Religion wise population 2011 - Nashik

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,486,053 1,266,207 132,333 14,880 5,842 47,210 16,318 727 2,536
Male 782,517 668,284 69,466 7,339 3,183 24,293 8,288 399 1,265
Female 703,536 597,923 62,867 7,541 2,659 22,917 8,030 328 1,271

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 38% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 40.3% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 35.9%. General caste population has increased by 33.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 59.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 47.6% and child population has increased by 18% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nashik

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 38% 33.8% 59.6% 47.6% 18%
Male 35.9% 31.5% 58.7% 48.5% 19%
Female 40.3% 36.4% 60.6% 46.7% 16.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 899 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 887, in schedule caste is 959 and in schedule tribe is 917. There are 865 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 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nashik

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 32 11 -11 -17
2011 899 887 959 917 865
2001 871 855 948 928 882

Literacy

Total about 11.8 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 6.4 lakh are male and about 5.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nashik is 90%. 93% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nashik

Total Male Female
Change 3.4% 1.3% 6.1%
2011 89.8% 93.4% 85.9%
2001 86.4% 92.1% 79.8%

Workers profile

Nashik has 36% (about 5.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 15% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nashik

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36% 33.4% 2.6% 64%
Male 54.5% 51.4% 3.1% 45.5%
Female 15.4% 13.4% 2.1% 84.6%