Shivatkar (Nira) Census Town, with population of about 11 thousand is Purandhar sub district's only census town located in Purandhar sub district of Pune district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Shivatkar (Nira) census town is 4 km2. Population density of the census town is 2501 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Shivatkar (nira) Ward No 01 and the population of Shivatkar (nira) Ward No 01 is about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Shivatkar (nira) which is within the census town. Sasvad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 45 km. District head quarter of the census town is Pune which is 70 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 250 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 710.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.9°C.


The census town is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5702 (51%) are male and 5526 (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shivatkar (Nira) census town is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2495 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shivatkar (Nira)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,228 9,306 1,586 336 1,246
Male 5,702 4,738 796 168 640
Female 5,526 4,568 790 168 606

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 4% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 967 in Muslims are 1034 and in Jains are 930

Religion wise population 2011 - Shivatkar (Nira)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,228 9,225 1,265 59 1 261 386 24 7
Male 5,702 4,691 622 32 1 140 200 11 5
Female 5,526 4,534 643 27 0 121 186 13 2

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 969 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 947 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total 8561 people in the census town are literate, among them 4611 are male and 3950 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shivatkar (Nira) is 86%. 91% of male and 80% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Shivatkar (Nira) has 37% (4142) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 19% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shivatkar (Nira)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.9% 31.3% 5.6% 63.1%
Male 54.5% 47.5% 7.1% 45.5%
Female 18.7% 14.6% 4.1% 81.3%