Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation, with population of about 8.1 lakh is Thane sub district's the least populous municipal corporation located in Thane sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Mira-Bhayandar municipal corporation is 79 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 10194 persons per km2. There are 79 wards in the city, among them Mira-bhayandar Ward No 51 is the most populous ward with population of about 63 thousand and Mira-bhayandar Ward No 42 is the least populous ward with population of 4542.

Nearest railway station is Mira Bhayandar which is within the city. Thane is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 25 km. District head quarter of the city is Thane which is 25 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 50 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 8.1 lakh people, among them about 4.3 lakh (53%) are male and about 3.8 lakh (47%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mira-Bhayandar municipal corporation is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.9 lakh households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mira-Bhayandar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 809,378 766,539 30,243 12,596 88,015
Male 429,260 407,028 15,761 6,471 46,375
Female 380,118 359,511 14,482 6,125 41,640

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 69% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 6% population all other religious communities contribute 9% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 854 in Muslims are 934 and in Christians are 1038

Religion wise population 2011 - Mira-Bhayandar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 809,378 558,176 131,781 48,682 4,283 15,033 45,905 1,161 4,357
Male 429,260 301,078 68,149 23,889 2,159 7,641 23,537 625 2,182
Female 380,118 257,098 63,632 24,793 2,124 7,392 22,368 536 2,175

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 55.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 62.4% which is 12.5% higher than male population growth rate of 49.9%. General caste population has increased by 50.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 409.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 90% and child population has increased by 27.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mira-Bhayandar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 55.5% 50.9% 409.6% 90% 27.7%
Male 49.9% 45.5% 400.8% 87.6% 27.9%
Female 62.4% 57.7% 419.4% 92.7% 27.5%

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 883, in schedule caste is 919 and in schedule tribe is 947. There are 898 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 69 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mira-Bhayandar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 69 68 33 26 -2
2011 886 883 919 947 898
2001 817 815 886 921 900

Literacy

Total about 6.6 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 3.6 lakh are male and about 3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mira-Bhayandar is 91%. 93% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mira-Bhayandar

Total Male Female
Change 1.8% 0.7% 3.5%
2011 91% 93.1% 88.6%
2001 89.2% 92.4% 85.1%

Workers profile

Mira-Bhayandar has 39% (about 3.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 18% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mira-Bhayandar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.1% 34.8% 4.3% 60.9%
Male 57.8% 53.3% 4.6% 42.2%
Female 17.9% 14% 4% 82.1%