Sangli Miraj Kupwad Municipal Corporation, with population of about 5 lakh is Miraj sub district's only municipal corporation located in Miraj sub district of Sangli district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Sangli Miraj Kupwad municipal corporation is 118 km2. Population density of the city is 4254 persons per km2. There are 74 wards in the city, among them Sangli Miraj Kupwad Ward No 68 is the most populous ward with population of about 12 thousand and Sangli Miraj Kupwad Ward No 18 is the least populous ward with population of 3904.

Nearest railway station is Sangli Miraj Kupwad which is within the city. Sangli Miraj Kupwad is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Sangli Miraj Kupwad. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 395 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 599.9 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 5 lakh people, among them about 2.5 lakh (50%) are male and about 2.5 lakh (50%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sangli Miraj Kupwad municipal corporation is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.1 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sangli Miraj Kupwad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 502,793 426,265 73,032 3,496 53,798
Male 253,640 215,712 36,140 1,788 28,304
Female 249,153 210,553 36,892 1,708 25,494

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 71% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 21% 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 975 in Muslims are 1001 and in Jains are 965

Religion wise population 2011 - Sangli Miraj Kupwad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 502,793 358,580 106,151 6,930 691 6,953 21,727 526 1,235
Male 253,640 181,516 53,037 3,366 352 3,383 11,057 286 643
Female 249,153 177,064 53,114 3,564 339 3,570 10,670 240 592

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 15.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 17.3% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of 13.1%. General caste population has increased by 13.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.3% and child population has increased by 1.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sangli Miraj Kupwad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.1% 13.6% 23.8% 43.3% 1.6%
Male 13.1% 11.5% 22% 43.3% -0.6%
Female 17.3% 15.7% 25.5% 43.4% 4.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 982 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 976, in schedule caste is 1021 and in schedule tribe is 955. There are 901 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 43 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sangli Miraj Kupwad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 36 29 1 43
2011 982 976 1021 955 901
2001 947 940 992 954 858

Literacy

Total about 3.9 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2 lakh are male and about 1.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sangli Miraj Kupwad is 86%. 90% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sangli Miraj Kupwad

Total Male Female
Change 1.1% -1.6% 4.1%
2011 85.9% 90% 81.8%
2001 84.8% 91.6% 77.7%

Workers profile

Sangli Miraj Kupwad has 34% (about 1.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 16% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sangli Miraj Kupwad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.5% 31.6% 2.8% 65.5%
Male 52.3% 49% 3.2% 47.7%
Female 16.3% 13.9% 2.4% 83.7%