Khed Municipal Council, with population of about 17 thousand is Khed sub district's only municipal council located in Khed sub district of Ratnagiri district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Khed municipal council is 3 km2. Population density of the city is 5262 persons per km2. There are 17 wards in the city, among them Khed Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 2044 and Khed Ward No 10 is the least populous ward with population of 645.

Nearest railway station is Khed which is within the city. Khed is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ratnagiri which is 135 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 240 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 2347.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17.5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 8151 (48%) are male and 8741 (52%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khed municipal council is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3923 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khed

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,892 15,681 1,083 128 1,752
Male 8,151 7,538 541 72 914
Female 8,741 8,143 542 56 838

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 60% 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 3% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1002 in Muslims are 1215 and in Buddhists are 953

Religion wise population 2011 - Khed

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 16,892 10,214 5,953 28 13 582 73 5 24
Male 8,151 5,101 2,688 14 5 298 33 2 10
Female 8,741 5,113 3,265 14 8 284 40 3 14

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 22.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 24.8% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 19.7%. General caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 69.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 103.2% and child population has increased by 1.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khed

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.3% 19.6% 69.2% 103.2% 1.4%
Male 19.7% 16.8% 68.5% 111.8% 1.7%
Female 24.8% 22.3% 69.9% 93.1% 1.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1072 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1080, in schedule caste is 1002 and in schedule tribe is 778. There are 917 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khed

Total General SC ST Child
Change 43 48 8 -75 -5
2011 1072 1080 1002 778 917
2001 1029 1032 994 853 922

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6997 are male and 7284 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khed is 94%. 97% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khed

Total Male Female
Change 3.6% 1.6% 5.7%
2011 94.3% 96.7% 92.2%
2001 90.7% 95.1% 86.5%

Workers profile

Khed has 28% (4720) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 9% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khed

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27.9% 25.6% 2.3% 72.1%
Male 48.4% 44.6% 3.8% 51.6%
Female 8.8% 7.9% 0.9% 91.2%