Pasthal Census Town, with population of about 18 thousand is Palghar sub district's the 3rd most populous census town located in Palghar sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Pasthal census town is 3 km2 and it is the 5th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 6429 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Pasthal Ward No 01 and the population of Pasthal Ward No 01 is about 18 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Boisar which is 2 km far from here. Palghar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 17 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 130 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 18 thousand people, among them 9635 (53%) are male and 8559 (47%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pasthal census town is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4804 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pasthal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,194 15,588 1,641 965 2,037
Male 9,635 8,281 840 514 1,047
Female 8,559 7,307 801 451 990

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 3% 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 882 in Muslims are 947 and in Buddhists are 1016

Religion wise population 2011 - Pasthal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 18,194 16,645 549 346 57 506 50 2 39
Male 9,635 8,844 282 180 32 251 25 2 19
Female 8,559 7,801 267 166 25 255 25 0 20

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 12.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 13.3% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 11.6%. General caste population has increased by 10.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.2% and child population has decreased by 0% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pasthal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.4% 10.5% 27.2% 23.2% 0%
Male 11.6% 10% 20.5% 26.3% -2.7%
Female 13.3% 11% 35.1% 19.9% 3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 888 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 882, in schedule caste is 954 and in schedule tribe is 877. There are 946 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pasthal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 8 103 -47 53
2011 888 882 954 877 946
2001 875 874 851 924 893

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 8289 are male and 6927 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pasthal is 94%. 97% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pasthal

Total Male Female
Change 0.5% -0.8% 2.0%
2011 94.2% 96.5% 91.5%
2001 93.7% 97.3% 89.5%

Workers profile

Pasthal has 39% (7165) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 16% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pasthal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.4% 37.3% 2.1% 60.6%
Male 59.9% 57.5% 2.3% 40.1%
Female 16.3% 14.5% 1.8% 83.7%