Vasai-Virar City (M Corp) City, with population of about 12.2 lakh is Vasai sub district's only city located in Vasai sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Vasai-Virar City (M Corp) city is 319 km2. Population density of the city is 3827 persons per km2. There are 89 wards in the city, among them Vasai-virar City (m Corp) Ward No 25 is the most populous ward with population of about 60 thousand and Vasai-virar City (m Corp) Ward No 66 is the least populous ward with population of 5275.

Nearest railway station is Vasai-virar City which is within the city. Vasai is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Thane which is 35 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 55 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1851.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12.3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 12.2 lakh people, among them about 6.5 lakh (53%) are male and about 5.7 lakh (47%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vasai-Virar City (M Corp) city is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.9 lakh households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vasai-Virar City (M Corp)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,222,390 1,113,917 50,983 57,490 147,102
Male 648,172 592,734 26,657 28,781 76,993
Female 574,218 521,183 24,326 28,709 70,109

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 8% population all other religious communities contribute 6% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 870 in Muslims are 871 and in Christians are 1008

Religion wise population 2011 - Vasai-Virar City (M Corp)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,222,390 943,165 110,384 101,193 2,616 32,380 23,274 2,066 7,312
Male 648,172 504,388 58,986 50,383 1,377 16,626 11,941 1,073 3,398
Female 574,218 438,777 51,398 50,810 1,239 15,754 11,333 993 3,914

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 2377.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 49 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 2260.5% which is -231% lower than male population growth rate of 2491.5%. General caste population has increased by 2271.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9237.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3065.7% and child population has increased by 2459.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vasai-Virar City (M Corp)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2377.6% 2271.3% 9237.5% 3065.7% 2459.2%
Male 2491.5% 2385.9% 9420.4% 3144.8% 2484.5%
Female 2260.5% 2153.2% 9045.1% 2990.3% 2431.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 886 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 879, in schedule caste is 913 and in schedule tribe is 997. There are 911 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 87 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vasai-Virar City (M Corp)

Total General SC ST Child
Change -87 -91 -37 -50 -19
2011 886 879 913 997 911
2001 973 970 950 1047 930

Literacy

Total about 9.5 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 5.2 lakh are male and about 4.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vasai-Virar City (M Corp) is 89%. 92% of male and 85% 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 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vasai-Virar City (M Corp)

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% 0.8% 4.6%
2011 88.6% 91.5% 85.2%
2001 85.7% 90.7% 80.6%

Workers profile

Vasai-Virar City (M Corp) has 40% (about 4.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 21% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vasai-Virar City (M Corp)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.1% 36.4% 3.7% 59.9%
Male 57.4% 53.6% 3.8% 42.6%
Female 20.6% 17% 3.6% 79.4%