Saravali Census Town, with population of 8710 is Palghar sub district's the 4th least populous census town located in Palghar sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Saravali census town is 9 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1024 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Saravali Ward No 01 and the population of Saravali Ward No 01 is 8710.

Nearest railway station is Boisar which is 1 km far from here. Palghar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 15 km. District head quarter of the census town is Thane which is 150 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 8710 people, among them 5008 (57%) are male and 3702 (43%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saravali census town is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 2209 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Saravali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,710 8,295 231 184 1,124
Male 5,008 4,793 121 94 613
Female 3,702 3,502 110 90 511

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 738 in Muslims are 529 and in Not Stateds are 1023

Religion wise population 2011 - Saravali

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 8,710 8,156 211 39 42 62 23 1 176
Male 5,008 4,694 138 22 24 30 12 1 87
Female 3,702 3,462 73 17 18 32 11 0 89

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 58.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5503. Female population growth rate of the census town is 49.1% which is -16.7% lower than male population growth rate of 65.8%. General caste population has increased by 64.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 59.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -41.4% and child population has increased by 26% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Saravali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 58.3% 64.5% 59.3% -41.4% 26%
Male 65.8% 71.7% 63.5% -39.4% 26.7%
Female 49.1% 55.4% 54.9% -43.4% 25.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 739 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 731, in schedule caste is 909 and in schedule tribe is 957. There are 834 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 decreased by 83 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Saravali

Total General SC ST Child
Change -83 -76 -50 -69 -9
2011 739 731 909 957 834
2001 822 807 959 1026 843

Literacy

Total 7039 people in the census town are literate, among them 4168 are male and 2871 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saravali is 93%. 95% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Saravali

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 1.7% 4.2%
2011 92.8% 94.8% 90%
2001 89.8% 93.1% 85.8%

Workers profile

Saravali has 43% (3736) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 15% female population are working population. 60% 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 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Saravali

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.9% 39.2% 3.7% 57.1%
Male 63.5% 60.4% 3.1% 36.5%
Female 15% 10.5% 4.5% 85%