Ahmadnagar Municipal Corporation, with population of about 3.5 lakh is Nagar sub district's only municipal corporation located in Nagar sub district of Ahmadnagar district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Ahmadnagar municipal corporation is 58 km2. Population density of the city is 6049 persons per km2. There are 65 wards in the city, among them Ahmadnagar Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of about 11 thousand and Ahmadnagar Ward No 46 is the least populous ward with population of 3021.

Nearest railway station is Ahmadnagar which is within the city. Ahmadnagar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ahmadnagar. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 250 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 575.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 7.6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 3.5 lakh people, among them about 1.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.7 lakh (49%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ahmadnagar municipal corporation is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 76 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ahmadnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 350,859 300,886 45,899 4,074 38,439
Male 178,899 153,691 23,108 2,100 20,368
Female 171,960 147,195 22,791 1,974 18,071

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 16% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 4% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 956 in Muslims are 969 and in Jains are 971

Religion wise population 2011 - Ahmadnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 350,859 265,556 54,885 9,008 780 2,995 15,266 359 2,010
Male 178,899 135,769 27,870 4,382 392 1,504 7,747 190 1,045
Female 171,960 129,787 27,015 4,626 388 1,491 7,519 169 965

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 14.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 16.1% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 12.1%. General caste population has increased by 11.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 63.3% and child population has decreased by -0.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ahmadnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.1% 11.4% 31% 63.3% -0.7%
Male 12.1% 9.5% 29.3% 63.4% -1.8%
Female 16.1% 13.5% 32.7% 63.1% 0.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 986 and in schedule tribe is 940. There are 887 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ahmadnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 34 25 -2 21
2011 961 958 986 940 887
2001 928 924 961 942 866

Literacy

Total about 2.8 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.5 lakh are male and about 1.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ahmadnagar is 90%. 93% of male and 86% 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 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ahmadnagar

Total Male Female
Change 2.0% 0.0% 4.2%
2011 89.8% 93.2% 86.3%
2001 87.8% 93.2% 82.1%

Workers profile

Ahmadnagar has 35% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 18% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ahmadnagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.4% 32.3% 3.2% 64.6%
Male 52.2% 48.6% 3.6% 47.8%
Female 17.9% 15.3% 2.7% 82.1%