Mumbai District, with population of about 30.9 lakh is Maharashtra's the 12th most populous district, located in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Mumbai district is 157 km2 and it is the smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 19652 persons per km2.

Demographics

The district is home to about 30.9 lakh people, among them about 16.8 lakh (55%) are male and about 14 lakh (45%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mumbai district is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 6.7 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Mumbai district live in the Mumbai District urban part. Urban population density is 19652 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mumbai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,085,411 2,840,384 219,934 25,093 272,886
Male 1,684,608 1,559,556 111,564 13,488 142,566
Female 1,400,803 1,280,828 108,370 11,605 130,320

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 61% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 25% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 5% population all other religious communities contribute 9% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 827 in Muslims are 751 and in Jains are 1001

Religion wise population 2011 - Mumbai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,085,411 1,873,762 773,173 84,555 13,471 134,257 166,000 31,094 9,099
Male 1,684,608 1,025,720 441,648 40,927 7,163 66,294 82,950 15,063 4,843
Female 1,400,803 848,042 331,525 43,628 6,308 67,963 83,050 16,031 4,256

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 832 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 821, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 860. There are 914 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district.

Literacy

Total about 25.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 14.1 lakh are male and about 11 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mumbai is 89%. 91% of male and 86% of female population are literate here.

Cities with highest literacy rate in Mumbai

Cities
Name Literacy Rate %
Greater Mumbai 89

Workers profile

Mumbai has 42% (about 12.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 19% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mumbai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.6% 39.2% 2.4% 58.4%
Male 60.6% 57.9% 2.7% 39.4%
Female 18.8% 16.7% 2.1% 81.2%