Mahabaleshwar Municipal Council, with population of about 13 thousand is Mahabaleshwar sub district's the least populous municipal council located in Mahabaleshwar sub district of Satara district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Mahabaleshwar municipal council is 145 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 92 persons per km2. There are 17 wards in the city, among them Mahabaleshwar Ward No 16 is the most populous ward with population of 1292 and Mahabaleshwar Ward No 11 is the least populous ward with population of 479.

Nearest railway station is Mahuli Satara which is 62 km far from here. Mahabaleshwar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 32 km. District head quarter of the city is Satara which is 52 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 250 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 5617.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 34.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6974 (52%) are male and 6419 (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahabaleshwar municipal council is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2438 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahabaleshwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,393 11,737 1,288 368 1,368
Male 6,974 6,116 669 189 693
Female 6,419 5,621 619 179 675

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 61% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 35% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 874 in Muslims are 1004 and in Buddhists are 909

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahabaleshwar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 13,393 8,216 4,736 60 3 294 38 30 16
Male 6,974 4,385 2,363 29 2 154 16 14 11
Female 6,419 3,831 2,373 31 1 140 22 16 5

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 5.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 12.7% which is 13.7% higher than male population growth rate of -1%. General caste population has increased by 3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12.9% and child population has decreased by -7.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahabaleshwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.2% 3% 26.3% 12.9% -7.1%
Male -1% -3.4% 25.3% 4.4% -8.9%
Female 12.7% 11% 27.4% 23.4% -5.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 925 and in schedule tribe is 947. There are 974 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 112 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahabaleshwar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 112 119 15 146 40
2011 920 919 925 947 974
2001 808 800 910 801 934

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 5900 are male and 4889 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahabaleshwar is 90%. 94% 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 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahabaleshwar

Total Male Female
Change 2.1% 0.4% 5.0%
2011 89.7% 93.9% 85.1%
2001 87.6% 93.5% 80.1%

Workers profile

Mahabaleshwar has 36% (4870) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 12% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahabaleshwar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.4% 34.4% 2% 63.6%
Male 58.6% 55.7% 2.9% 41.4%
Female 12.2% 11.1% 1% 87.8%