Ambarnath Tahsil, with population of about 5.7 lakh is Thane district's the 5th most populous sub district, located in Thane district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 71 villages in the sub district, among them Ashele (N.V.) is the most populous village with population of about 23 thousand and Sape is the least populous village with population of 15. Chargaon is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 20 km2 and Bandhanwadi is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Ambarnath and Badlapur Municipal Councils and Vangani Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.7 lakh people, among them about 3 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.7 lakh (48%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ambarnath tahsil is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.3 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 78% (about 4.4 lakh) live in Ambarnath Sub District urban part and 22% (about 1.3 lakh) population live in the Ambarnath Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ambarnath

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 565,340 453,433 75,686 36,221 65,053
Male 295,358 238,467 38,386 18,505 33,977
Female 269,982 214,966 37,300 17,716 31,076

Most populated Villages and Cities in Ambarnath

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Ashele (N.V.) 22946 Ambarnath 253475
Chinchpada (N.V.) 13220 Badlapur 174226
Manere (N.V.) 8165 Vangani 12628
Adivali Dhokali (N.V.) 6910
Wasar (N.V.) 4541
Chargaon 3436
Dawrali (N.V.) 3229
Wadi 3210
Nevali 2496
Bhal (N.V.) 2232

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 8% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 7% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 907 in Buddhists are 983 and in Muslims are 885

Religion wise population 2011 - Ambarnath

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 565,340 461,538 38,920 15,801 1,149 43,233 2,664 292 1,743
Male 295,358 241,996 20,642 7,859 612 21,797 1,363 156 933
Female 269,982 219,542 18,278 7,942 537 21,436 1,301 136 810

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 54.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 55.4% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 53.2%. General caste population has increased by 46.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 150.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 37.5% and child population has increased by 28.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ambarnath

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 54.3% 46.3% 150.1% 37.5% 28.6%
Male 53.2% 45.8% 144.7% 37.5% 30%
Female 55.4% 46.9% 155.9% 37.6% 27.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 901, in schedule caste is 972 and in schedule tribe is 957. There are 915 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ambarnath

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 7 43 0 -21
2011 914 901 972 957 915
2001 902 894 929 957 936

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Ambarnath

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Tan 1150 Badlapur 928
Sape 1143 Ambarnath 912
Bhoj 1079 Vangani 911
Dahivali 1057
Kushivali 1050
Chandap 1049
Gorpe 1031
Posari 1027
Varade 1015
Devaloli 1004

Literacy

Total about 4.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.4 lakh are male and about 2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ambarnath is 87%. 91% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ambarnath

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 3.0% 7.9%
2011 87.1% 91.1% 82.6%
2001 81.8% 88.1% 74.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Ambarnath

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Burdul 90 Badlapur 92
Chinchpada (N.V.) 89 Ambarnath 87
Ashele (N.V.) 89 Vangani 84
Dawrali (N.V.) 89
Chamtoli 88
Posari 88
Manere (N.V.) 86
Adivali Dhokali (N.V.) 86
Jambhale 85
Sape 85

Workers profile

Ambarnath has 37% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 17% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ambarnath

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.1% 32.8% 4.3% 62.9%
Male 55.5% 50.2% 5.3% 44.5%
Female 16.9% 13.6% 3.2% 83.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ambarnath

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Chargaon 19.7 Ambarnath 38
Bhoj 8.9 Badlapur 36.1
Chinchavali 8.5 Vangani 8.7
Yeve 8.5
Kanhor 8.4
Kushivali 8.1
Bendshil 7.8
Chon 7.2
Wadi 6.8
Karand 6.6