Kasara Bk. Census Town, with population of about 16 thousand is Shahapur sub district's the 2nd most populous census town located in Shahapur sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Kasara Bk. census town is 15 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1008 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kasara Bk. Ward No 01 and the population of Kasara Bk. Ward No 01 is about 16 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Kasara which is within the census town. Shahapur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 34 km. District head quarter of the census town is Thane which is 80 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 124 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 16 thousand people, among them 7896 (51%) are male and 7715 (49%) are female. 41% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 35% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kasara Bk. census town is 13%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3196 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kasara Bk.

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,611 6,427 3,648 5,536 2,000
Male 7,896 3,266 1,863 2,767 992
Female 7,715 3,161 1,785 2,769 1,008

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Buddhists which contribute 15% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 964 in Buddhists are 1032 and in Muslims are 978.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kasara Bk.

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 15,611 12,514 635 46 1 2,331 9 0 75
Male 7,896 6,372 321 21 1 1,147 1 0 33
Female 7,715 6,142 314 25 0 1,184 8 0 42

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 2.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 4.6% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 1%. General caste population has decreased by -12.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 52.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1.6% and child population has decreased by -15% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kasara Bk.

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.8% -12.5% 52.4% 1.6% -15%
Male 1% -13.8% 48.7% -0.3% -19.2%
Female 4.6% -11.2% 56.4% 3.5% -10.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 968, in schedule caste is 958 and in schedule tribe is 1001. There are 1016 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 98 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kasara Bk.

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 29 47 36 98
2011 977 968 958 1001 1016
2001 943 939 911 965 918

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 6098 are male and 4757 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kasara Bk. is 80%. 88% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kasara Bk.

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 2.4% 9.7%
2011 79.8% 88.3% 70.9%
2001 73.9% 85.9% 61.2%

Workers profile

Kasara Bk. has 29% (4504) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 10% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kasara Bk.

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28.9% 23.3% 5.5% 71.1%
Male 47.5% 39.6% 7.9% 52.5%
Female 9.8% 6.6% 3.1% 90.2%