Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation, with population of about 5.1 lakh is Ulhasnagar sub district's only municipal corporation located in Ulhasnagar sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Ulhasnagar municipal corporation is 13 km2. Population density of the city is 38931 persons per km2. There are 76 wards in the city, among them Ulhasnagar Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of about 11 thousand and Ulhasnagar Ward No 74 is the least populous ward with population of 4065.

Nearest railway station is Ulhasnagar which is within the city. Ulhasnagar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Thane which is 30 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 56 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 5.1 lakh people, among them about 2.7 lakh (53%) are male and about 2.4 lakh (47%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ulhasnagar municipal corporation is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.1 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ulhasnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 506,098 412,842 86,680 6,576 51,267
Male 269,048 220,951 44,584 3,513 26,904
Female 237,050 191,891 42,096 3,063 24,363

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Buddhists which contribute 8% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 6% population all other religious communities contribute 4% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 885 in Buddhists are 982 and in Muslims are 688

Religion wise population 2011 - Ulhasnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 506,098 417,438 32,055 6,118 8,734 39,224 467 318 1,744
Male 269,048 221,424 18,992 3,001 4,542 19,794 251 168 876
Female 237,050 196,014 13,063 3,117 4,192 19,430 216 150 868

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 6.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 6.9% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 6.8%. General caste population has decreased by -0.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 62.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 86.1% and child population has decreased by -15.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ulhasnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.8% -0.9% 62.3% 86.1% -15.6%
Male 6.8% -0.6% 60.2% 90.2% -16.3%
Female 6.9% -1.4% 64.7% 81.7% -14.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 881 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 868, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 872. There are 906 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ulhasnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 -8 26 -41 16
2011 881 868 944 872 906
2001 881 876 918 913 890

Literacy

Total about 4 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.2 lakh are male and about 1.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ulhasnagar is 87%. 91% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ulhasnagar

Total Male Female
Change 2.1% 0.5% 3.8%
2011 87.5% 91.1% 83.4%
2001 85.4% 90.6% 79.6%

Workers profile

Ulhasnagar has 38% (about 1.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 15% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ulhasnagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.3% 34.7% 3.7% 61.7%
Male 58.8% 54.3% 4.4% 41.2%
Female 15.2% 12.3% 2.8% 84.8%