Sasvad Municipal Council, with population of about 32 thousand is Purandhar sub district's the most populous municipal council located in Purandhar sub district of Pune district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Sasvad municipal council is 23 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1411 persons per km2. There are 17 wards in the city, among them Sasvad Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 4142 and Sasvad Ward No 17 is the least populous ward with population of 425.

Nearest railway station is Jejuri which is 19 km far from here. Sasvad is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Pune which is 30 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 190 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 32 thousand people, among them about 16 thousand (51%) are male and about 16 thousand (49%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sasvad municipal council is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 7054 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sasvad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31,821 28,357 2,941 523 3,362
Male 16,219 14,432 1,512 275 1,776
Female 15,602 13,925 1,429 248 1,586

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 960 in Muslims are 1015 and in Jains are 933.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sasvad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 31,821 29,589 1,594 81 20 231 288 0 18
Male 16,219 15,096 791 44 12 119 149 0 8
Female 15,602 14,493 803 37 8 112 139 0 10

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 19.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 27 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 21% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 17.6%. General caste population has increased by 19.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34.8% and child population has decreased by -0.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sasvad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.2% 19.1% 18.3% 34.8% -0.1%
Male 17.6% 17.3% 16.8% 37.5% -2.8%
Female 21% 20.9% 19.9% 31.9% 3.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 962 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 965, in schedule caste is 945 and in schedule tribe is 902. There are 893 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sasvad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 29 24 -38 51
2011 962 965 945 902 893
2001 935 936 921 940 842

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sasvad is 87%. 90% of male and 85% 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 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sasvad

Total Male Female
Change 2.3% -0.9% 5.7%
2011 87.3% 89.7% 84.8%
2001 85% 90.6% 79.1%

Workers profile

Sasvad has 40% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 24% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sasvad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.6% 35.6% 4% 60.4%
Male 54.3% 50.4% 3.9% 45.7%
Female 24.3% 20.3% 4.1% 75.7%