Pune District Urban Part, with population of about 57.5 lakh is Maharashtra's the 3rd most urban populous district, located in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Pune district urban part is 807 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 7125 persons per km2. There are 13 sub districts in the district, among them Pune City Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 32.7 lakh and Bhor Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of about 18 thousand.

There are 13 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporations Lonavala, Talegaon Dabhade, Baramati, Daund and Shirur Municipal Councils (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The district is home to about 57.5 lakh people, among them about 30.2 lakh (53%) are male and about 27.3 lakh (47%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pune district urban part is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 13.7 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Pune district urban part is 7125 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pune

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,751,182 4,838,021 819,674 93,487 664,857
Male 3,020,665 2,553,577 417,667 49,421 351,417
Female 2,730,517 2,284,444 402,007 44,066 313,440

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 5% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 896 in Muslims are 908 and in Buddhists are 971

Religion wise population 2011 - Pune

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,751,182 4,648,307 562,718 124,785 24,729 249,105 115,912 8,926 16,700
Male 3,020,665 2,451,628 294,863 61,515 13,586 126,360 59,403 4,589 8,721
Female 2,730,517 2,196,679 267,855 63,270 11,143 122,745 56,509 4,337 7,979

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 36.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 42 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 37.3% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 36.6%. General caste population has increased by 33.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 58.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 61.5% and child population has increased by 25.9% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pune

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36.9% 33.5% 58.2% 61.5% 25.9%
Male 36.6% 33.3% 57.1% 62.4% 26.4%
Female 37.3% 33.6% 59.4% 60.5% 25.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 904 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 895, in schedule caste is 963 and in schedule tribe is 892. There are 892 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pune

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 2 15 -11 -8
2011 904 895 963 892 892
2001 899 893 948 903 900

Literacy

Total about 45.5 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 24.7 lakh are male and about 20.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pune is 89%. 92% 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 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pune

Total Male Female
Change 3.3% 0.9% 6.1%
2011 89.4% 92.5% 86.1%
2001 86.1% 91.6% 80%

Workers profile

Pune has 39% (about 22.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 19% female population are working population. 53% 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 - Pune

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.6% 36.1% 2.5% 61.4%
Male 56.3% 53.4% 2.9% 43.7%
Female 19.1% 16.9% 2.1% 80.9%