Chinchani Census Town, with population of about 14 thousand is Dahanu sub district's only census town located in Dahanu sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Chinchani census town is 8 km2. Population density of the census town is 1756 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chinchani Ward No 01 and the population of Chinchani Ward No 01 is about 14 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Vangaon which is 9 km far from here. Dahanu is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 25 km. District head quarter of the census town is Thane which is 90 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 110 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1851.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12.3°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 6793 (50%) are male and 6853 (50%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 21% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chinchani census town is 8%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3129 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chinchani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,646 10,709 117 2,820 1,133
Male 6,793 5,378 56 1,359 561
Female 6,853 5,331 61 1,461 572

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1011 in Muslims are 997.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chinchani

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 13,646 11,623 1,893 7 1 20 90 3 9
Male 6,793 5,781 948 3 0 9 45 2 5
Female 6,853 5,842 945 4 1 11 45 1 4

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 1.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 3.6% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of -0.4%. General caste population has decreased by -0.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 9.3% and child population has decreased by -29% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chinchani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.6% -0.4% 10.4% 9.3% -29%
Male -0.4% -1.9% -5.1% 6% -34.7%
Female 3.6% 1.2% 29.8% 12.6% -22.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1009 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 1089 and in schedule tribe is 1075. There are 1020 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 163 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chinchani

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 29 292 63 163
2011 1009 991 1089 1075 1020
2001 970 962 797 1012 857

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 5801 are male and 5365 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chinchani is 89%. 93% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chinchani

Total Male Female
Change 0.4% -0.8% 1.9%
2011 89.2% 93.1% 85.4%
2001 88.8% 93.9% 83.5%

Workers profile

Chinchani has 41% (5604) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 23% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chinchani

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.1% 34.2% 6.9% 58.9%
Male 59% 51.5% 7.5% 41%
Female 23.3% 16.9% 6.3% 76.7%