Thane Tahsil, with population of about 37.9 lakh is Thane district's the most populous sub district, located in Thane district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 14 villages in the sub district, among them Pimpri (N.V.) is the most populous village with population of 3820 and Goteghar (N.V.) is the least populous village with population of 123. Goteghar (N.V.) is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 3 km2 and Mokashi (N.V.) is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Thane, Navi Mumbai and Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporations.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 37.9 lakh people, among them about 20.2 lakh (53%) are male and about 17.6 lakh (47%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Thane tahsil is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 9 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Thane tahsil live in the Thane Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Thane

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,787,036 3,455,011 257,085 74,940 430,026
Male 2,022,949 1,850,600 133,421 38,928 225,839
Female 1,764,087 1,604,411 123,664 36,012 204,187

Most populated Villages and Cities in Thane

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Pimpri (N.V.) 3820 Thane 1841488
Dahisar (N.V.) 1923 Navi Mumbai 1120547
Vakalan (N.V.) 1790 Mira-Bhayandar 809378
Nagaon (N.V.) 1660
Waivali (N.V.) 1259
Narivali (N.V.) 1003
Bhandarli (N.V.) 957
Uttarshiv (N.V.) 955
Navali (N.V.) 600
Bamali (N.V.) 563

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 6% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 854 in Muslims are 901 and in Buddhists are 964

Religion wise population 2011 - Thane

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,787,036 2,833,692 560,944 109,684 21,504 162,345 82,837 4,351 11,679
Male 2,022,949 1,528,569 295,099 54,326 11,136 82,655 42,466 2,324 6,374
Female 1,764,087 1,305,123 265,845 55,358 10,368 79,690 40,371 2,027 5,305

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 52.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 56.2% which is 7.2% higher than male population growth rate of 49%. General caste population has increased by 48.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 138.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 53.8% and child population has increased by 30.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Thane

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 52.3% 48.3% 138.8% 53.8% 30.6%
Male 49% 45.1% 135.7% 53.3% 31.2%
Female 56.2% 52% 142.1% 54.3% 29.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 872 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 867, in schedule caste is 927 and in schedule tribe is 925. There are 904 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 increased by 40 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 - Thane

Total General SC ST Child
Change 40 39 25 6 -10
2011 872 867 927 925 904
2001 832 828 902 919 914

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Thane

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Navali (N.V.) 1091 Thane 888
Narivali (N.V.) 1022 Mira-Bhayandar 886
Bamali (N.V.) 1004 Navi Mumbai 837
Nighu (N.V.) 990
Nagaon (N.V.) 971
Vakalan (N.V.) 961
Bhandarli (N.V.) 895
Goteghar (N.V.) 892
Mokashi (N.V.) 891
Uttarshiv (N.V.) 887

Literacy

Total about 30.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 16.6 lakh are male and about 13.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Thane is 90%. 92% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Thane

Total Male Female
Change 2.1% 0.1% 4.6%
2011 89.8% 92.4% 86.7%
2001 87.7% 92.3% 82.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Thane

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nighu (N.V.) 85 Mira-Bhayandar 91
Narivali (N.V.) 82 Navi Mumbai 90
Nagaon (N.V.) 81 Thane 89
Waivali (N.V.) 80
Uttarshiv (N.V.) 80
Mokashi (N.V.) 79
Bale (N.V.) 76
Vakalan (N.V.) 76
Navali (N.V.) 76
Dahisar (N.V.) 76

Workers profile

Thane has 39% (about 14.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 18% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Thane

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39% 35.8% 3.2% 61%
Male 57.3% 53.8% 3.6% 42.7%
Female 17.9% 15.2% 2.8% 82.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Thane

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Goteghar (N.V.) 3.1 Thane 128.2
Vakalan (N.V.) 2.9 Navi Mumbai 108.7
Narivali (N.V.) 2.9 Mira-Bhayandar 79.4
Nagaon (N.V.) 2.4
Pimpri (N.V.) 2.1
Bale (N.V.) 1.9
Uttarshiv (N.V.) 1.6
Bhandarli (N.V.) 1.5
Dahisar (N.V.) 0.9
Bamali (N.V.) 0.9