Mumbai Suburban District Urban Part, with population of about 93.6 lakh is Maharashtra's the most urban populous district, located in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Mumbai Suburban district urban part is 446 km2 and it is the 6th biggest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 20980 persons per km2.

Demographics

The district is home to about 93.6 lakh people, among them about 50.3 lakh (54%) are male and about 43.3 lakh (46%) 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 Mumbai Suburban district urban part is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 21.1 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Mumbai Suburban district urban part is 20980 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mumbai Suburban

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,356,962 8,669,100 583,302 104,560 930,884
Male 5,031,323 4,675,999 300,291 55,033 486,696
Female 4,325,639 3,993,101 283,011 49,527 444,188

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 68% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 19% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 5% population all other religious communities contribute 8% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 843 in Muslims are 831 and in Buddhists are 991

Religion wise population 2011 - Mumbai Suburban

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 9,356,962 6,337,132 1,795,788 322,476 47,288 469,568 343,639 18,345 22,726
Male 5,031,323 3,439,236 980,832 157,293 24,634 235,869 172,042 9,160 12,257
Female 4,325,639 2,897,896 814,956 165,183 22,654 233,699 171,597 9,185 10,469

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 8.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 86.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 11% which is 4.9% higher than male population growth rate of 6.1%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 45.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 48.4% and child population has decreased by -9.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mumbai Suburban

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.3% 6.1% 45.3% 48.4% -9.2%
Male 6.1% 4.1% 42.3% 47.4% -8.7%
Female 11% 8.7% 48.5% 49.5% -9.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 860 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 854, in schedule caste is 942 and in schedule tribe is 900. There are 913 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mumbai Suburban

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 36 39 13 -10
2011 860 854 942 900 913
2001 822 818 903 887 923

Literacy

Total about 75.8 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 42.2 lakh are male and about 33.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mumbai Suburban is 90%. 93% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mumbai Suburban

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 1.3% 5.3%
2011 89.9% 92.9% 86.4%
2001 86.9% 91.6% 81.1%

Workers profile

Mumbai Suburban has 40% (about 37.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 18% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mumbai Suburban

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.9% 37.6% 2.3% 60.1%
Male 58.5% 55.9% 2.6% 41.5%
Female 18.3% 16.3% 2% 81.7%