Vikramgad Tahsil, with population of about 1.4 lakh is Thane district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Thane district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 93 villages in the sub district, among them Dadade is the most populous village with population of 5251 and Nagzari is the least populous village with population of 213. Wehelpada is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 22 km2 and Anandpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Vikramgad Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.4 lakh people, among them about 68 thousand (50%) are male and about 69 thousand (50%) are female. 8% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 92% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vikramgad tahsil is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 27 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 96% (about 1.3 lakh) live in Vikramgad Sub District rural part and 4% (5991) population live in the Vikramgad Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vikramgad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 137,625 10,916 341 126,368 21,962
Male 68,489 5,656 187 62,646 11,186
Female 69,136 5,260 154 63,722 10,776

Most populated Villages and Cities in Vikramgad

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Dadade 5251 Vikramgad 5991
Kurze 4724
Talawade 3582
Alonde 3029
Sarshi 3025
Malwade 2974
Sawade 2926
Balapur 2617
Karsud 2562
Sakhare 2542

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1010.

Religion wise population 2011 - Vikramgad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 137,625 136,608 602 44 15 120 18 22 196
Male 68,489 67,956 334 21 5 60 10 11 92
Female 69,136 68,652 268 23 10 60 8 11 104

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 20.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.1% which is -2.8% lower than male population growth rate of 21.9%. General caste population has increased by 2.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -11.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.4% and child population has decreased by -2.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vikramgad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.5% 2.5% -11.2% 22.4% -2.5%
Male 21.9% 3% -6% 24% -1.3%
Female 19.1% 2% -16.8% 20.9% -3.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1009 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 930, in schedule caste is 824 and in schedule tribe is 1017. There are 963 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vikramgad

Total General SC ST Child
Change -24 -9 -106 -26 -23
2011 1009 930 824 1017 963
2001 1033 939 930 1043 986

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Vikramgad

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ambeghar Dharampur 1230 Vikramgad 945
Baste 1205
Ghaneghar 1160
Utavali 1160
Devapur 1139
Onde 1134
Dolhari Bk. 1099
Man 1088
Therunde 1087
Male 1085

Literacy

Total about 74 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 42 thousand are male and about 32 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vikramgad is 64%. 73% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vikramgad

Total Male Female
Change 17.7% 12.6% 22.2%
2011 63.8% 72.9% 54.8%
2001 46.1% 60.3% 32.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Vikramgad

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nagzari 93 Vikramgad 83
Shelpada 82
Kawale 82
Baste 81
Man 77
Vadapoli 77
Apti Kh. 76
Yashwantnagar 76
Rampur 76
Andhari 75

Workers profile

Vikramgad has 54% (about 74 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 53% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 39% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vikramgad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 54.1% 41.9% 12.2% 45.9%
Male 55.4% 45.1% 10.3% 44.6%
Female 52.7% 38.7% 14% 47.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Vikramgad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Wehelpada 22.1 Vikramgad 6.3
Ghaneghar 17.7
Kurze 16.5
Dadade 16.1
Sakhare 14.6
Jambhe 13.4
Khuded 12.9
Kunj 11.8
Alonde 11.2
Shavate 10.9