Thane Tahsil Urban Part, with population of about 37.7 lakh is Thane district's the most urban populous sub district, located in Thane district of the state Maharashtra in India.

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 37.7 lakh people, among them about 20.1 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 urban part 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.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Thane

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,771,413 3,440,893 256,313 74,207 427,485
Male 2,014,719 1,843,175 132,990 38,554 224,521
Female 1,756,694 1,597,718 123,323 35,653 202,964

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 965

Religion wise population 2011 - Thane

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,771,413 2,819,947 559,714 109,651 21,491 161,775 82,832 4,350 11,653
Male 2,014,719 1,521,404 294,399 54,302 11,126 82,339 42,462 2,324 6,363
Female 1,756,694 1,298,543 265,315 55,349 10,365 79,436 40,370 2,026 5,290

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 51.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 55.5% which is 7.1% higher than male population growth rate of 48.4%. General caste population has increased by 47.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 138%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 52.3% and child population has increased by 29.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Thane

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51.6% 47.6% 138% 52.3% 29.8%
Male 48.4% 44.5% 135% 51.8% 30.5%
Female 55.5% 51.4% 141.4% 52.7% 29.1%

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

Literacy

Total about 30 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% 0.2% 4.6%
2011 89.8% 92.5% 86.7%
2001 87.7% 92.3% 82.1%

Workers profile

Thane has 39% (about 14.7 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 57.4% 53.8% 3.6% 42.6%
Female 18% 15.2% 2.8% 82%