Badlapur Municipal Council, with population of about 1.7 lakh is Ambarnath sub district's the least populous municipal council located in Ambarnath sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Badlapur municipal council is 36 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 4833 persons per km2. There are 34 wards in the city, among them Badlapur Ward No 21 is the most populous ward with population of about 13 thousand and Badlapur Ward No 32 is the least populous ward with population of 1905.

Nearest railway station is Badlapur which is within the city. Ambarnath is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 12 km. 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 68 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 1.7 lakh people, among them about 90 thousand (52%) are male and about 84 thousand (48%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Badlapur municipal council is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 42 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Badlapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 174,226 141,877 25,496 6,853 17,801
Male 90,365 73,982 12,855 3,528 9,347
Female 83,861 67,895 12,641 3,325 8,454

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Buddhists which contribute 12% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 917 in Buddhists are 1003 and in Muslims are 865

Religion wise population 2011 - Badlapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 174,226 141,124 6,692 3,012 266 21,034 994 80 1,024
Male 90,365 73,598 3,588 1,511 135 10,502 499 42 490
Female 83,861 67,526 3,104 1,501 131 10,532 495 38 534

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 77.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 98 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 82% which is 7.7% higher than male population growth rate of 74.3%. General caste population has increased by 62%; Schedule caste population has increased by 363%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 41.6% and child population has increased by 42.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Badlapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 77.9% 62% 363% 41.6% 42.8%
Male 74.3% 59% 353.4% 42.2% 45.3%
Female 82% 65.4% 373.1% 40.9% 40.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 983 and in schedule tribe is 942. There are 904 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 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Badlapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 36 40 -9 -34
2011 928 918 983 942 904
2001 889 882 943 951 938

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 77 thousand are male and about 67 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Badlapur is 92%. 94% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Badlapur

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 3.6% 7.2%
2011 91.7% 94.4% 88.8%
2001 86.5% 90.8% 81.6%

Workers profile

Badlapur has 37% (about 65 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 17% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Badlapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.5% 32% 5.5% 62.5%
Male 56% 48.9% 7.1% 44%
Female 17.5% 13.8% 3.7% 82.5%