Shirur Municipal Council, with population of about 37 thousand is Shirur sub district's only municipal council located in Shirur sub district of Pune district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Shirur municipal council is 6 km2. Population density of the city is 5919 persons per km2. There are 17 wards in the city, among them Shirur Ward No 08 is the most populous ward with population of 4197 and Shirur Ward No 09 is the least populous ward with population of 1519.

Nearest railway station is Pimpri Chinchwad which is 59 km far from here. Shirur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Pune which is 67 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 227 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 710.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 37 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (51%) are male and about 18 thousand (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shirur municipal council is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 8030 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shirur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37,111 31,490 4,613 1,008 4,728
Male 19,003 16,184 2,332 487 2,561
Female 18,108 15,306 2,281 521 2,167

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Jains 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 954 in Muslims are 950 and in Jains are 945

Religion wise population 2011 - Shirur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 37,111 28,245 5,227 157 25 1,096 2,280 17 64
Male 19,003 14,454 2,681 84 16 559 1,172 5 32
Female 18,108 13,791 2,546 73 9 537 1,108 12 32

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 37.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 27 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 39.8% which is 4.5% higher than male population growth rate of 35.3%. General caste population has increased by 39.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 11.3% and child population has increased by 25.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shirur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37.5% 39.2% 32.8% 11.3% 25.3%
Male 35.3% 36.5% 33.6% 9.4% 26.7%
Female 39.8% 42.2% 32% 13% 23.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 953 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 978 and in schedule tribe is 1070. There are 846 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shirur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 38 -12 34 -20
2011 953 946 978 1070 846
2001 922 908 990 1036 866

Literacy

Total about 28 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shirur is 85%. 89% of male and 82% 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 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shirur

Total Male Female
Change 2.5% -1.1% 6.5%
2011 85.2% 88.5% 81.8%
2001 82.7% 89.6% 75.3%

Workers profile

Shirur has 33% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 14% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shirur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.4% 31.1% 2.3% 66.6%
Male 51.4% 49% 2.5% 48.6%
Female 14.5% 12.4% 2.1% 85.5%