Devrukh Census Town, with population of about 13 thousand is Sangameshwar sub district's only census town located in Sangameshwar sub district of Ratnagiri district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Devrukh census town is 17 km2. Population density of the census town is 765 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Devrukh Ward No 01 and the population of Devrukh Ward No 01 is about 13 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Sangameshwar which is 25 km far from here. Devrukh is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Ratnagiri which is 45 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 380 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2347.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17.5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6242 (49%) are male and 6447 (51%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Devrukh census town is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3068 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Devrukh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,689 12,197 443 49 1,091
Male 6,242 5,997 222 23 574
Female 6,447 6,200 221 26 517

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1032 in Muslims are 1056 and in Buddhists are 993

Religion wise population 2011 - Devrukh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,689 10,916 954 7 1 550 260 0 1
Male 6,242 5,372 464 2 1 276 127 0 0
Female 6,447 5,544 490 5 0 274 133 0 1

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1033 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1034, in schedule caste is 995 and in schedule tribe is 1130. There are 901 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 5444 are male and 5153 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Devrukh is 91%. 96% of male and 87% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Devrukh has 38% (4785) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 24% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Devrukh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.7% 28.8% 8.9% 62.3%
Male 52.2% 45.7% 6.6% 47.8%
Female 23.6% 12.5% 11.2% 76.4%