Nandurbar District, with population of about 16.5 lakh is Maharashtra's the 9th least populous district, located in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Nandurbar district is 5955 km2 and it is the 9th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 277 persons per km2. There are 6 sub districts in the district, among them Shahade is the most populous sub district with population of about 4.1 lakh and Talode is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.6 lakh.

There are 4 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Nandurbar, Shahade, Nawapur and Talode Municipal Councils.

Demographics

The district is home to about 16.5 lakh people, among them about 8.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 8.2 lakh (49%) are female. 28% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 69% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nandurbar district is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 3.2 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 83% (about 13.7 lakh) live in Nandurbar District rural part and 17% (about 2.8 lakh) population live in the Nandurbar District urban part. Rural population density of Nandurbar district is 233 and urban population density is 4587 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nandurbar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,648,295 458,377 47,985 1,141,933 240,222
Male 833,170 240,871 24,273 568,026 123,582
Female 815,125 217,506 23,712 573,907 116,640

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Nandurbar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Shahade 407728 Lonkheda 11004 Nandurbar 111037
Nandurbar 367446 Prakasha 10133 Shahade 61376
Nawapur 271852 Mhasavad 8603 Nawapur 34207
Akkalkuwa 245861 Sarangkheda 7918 Talode 26363
Akrani 195754 Ranale 7403 Akkalkuwa 17840
Talode 159654 Bhagdari 7087 Khapar 7235
Borad 7017 Khandbara 6511
Chinchpada 7008 Vadfalya 6093
Mohide-t-shahade 6786 Makranifali 4812
Haldani 6487

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 990 in Muslims are 808 and in Christians are 1034.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nandurbar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,648,295 1,521,618 96,182 8,467 685 4,969 6,191 2,907 7,276
Male 833,170 764,459 53,201 4,162 346 2,500 3,169 1,446 3,887
Female 815,125 757,159 42,981 4,305 339 2,469 3,022 1,461 3,389

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 25.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 25.8% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 25.6%. General caste population has increased by 11.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 32.8% and child population has increased by 4.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nandurbar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.7% 11.6% 15.9% 32.8% 4.3%
Male 25.6% 12.2% 15.3% 32.8% 5.3%
Female 25.8% 10.9% 16.5% 32.9% 3.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 977 and in schedule tribe is 1010. There are 944 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nandurbar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 -11 10 1 -17
2011 978 903 977 1010 944
2001 977 914 967 1009 961

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Nandurbar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Nawapur 1010 Lobhani 2309 Makranifali 995
Talode 1001 Borzar 1629 Talode 982
Akrani 999 Halalpur 1381 Khandbara 980
Shahade 980 Pimpti 1365 Khapar 957
Nandurbar 968 Nal Gavhan 1352 Nawapur 956
Akkalkuwa 926 Mandvi Bk(F.V.) 1350 Shahade 954
Nimgavhan(F.V.) 1321 Nandurbar 934
Kodhali Kh. 1305 Vadfalya 897
Gadwani 1261 Akkalkuwa 344
Tarapur 1223

Literacy

Total about 9.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.1 lakh are male and about 3.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nandurbar is 64%. 72% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nandurbar

Total Male Female
Change 8.6% 6.0% 11.3%
2011 64.4% 72.2% 56.5%
2001 55.8% 66.2% 45.2%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Nandurbar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nandurbar 71 Shahade (r) 96 Akkalkuwa 95
Shahade 66 Kukdel 94 Nandurbar 88
Talode 65 Talode (Rural) 89 Shahade 87
Akkalkuwa 63 Kumbharkhan 89 Nawapur 86
Nawapur 60 Alivihir 87 Khapar 83
Akrani 53 Purushottamnagar 86 Makranifali 83
Hatdhui 86 Talode 80
Kalmadi 86 Khandbara 80
Mendhwad 84 Vadfalya 79
Selingpur 84

Workers profile

Nandurbar has 48% (about 7.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 43% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nandurbar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48.1% 40.3% 7.8% 51.9%
Male 53.2% 47.5% 5.6% 46.8%
Female 42.8% 32.9% 9.9% 57.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Nandurbar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Haldani 46.7 Nandurbar 31.4
Dab 39.3 Nawapur 14.5
Prakasha 36.9 Khapar 3.8
Ambapur 35.2 Akkalkuwa 2.3
Ranale 34.6 Talode 2.2
Borad 27.2 Shahade 2
Nagziri 25.8 Vadfalya 1.4
Kamod 25.5 Khandbara 1.2
Vaindane 25 Makranifali 1.2
Gaman 24.2