Shrivardhan Tahsil, with population of about 83 thousand is Raigarh district's the 6th least populous sub district, located in Raigarh district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 78 villages in the sub district, among them Dighi is the most populous village with population of 4971 and Nivale is the least populous village with population of 14. Saigaon is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 9 km2 and Bapavan is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Shrivardhan Municipal Council; and Borli Panchtan Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 83 thousand people, among them about 39 thousand (46%) are male and about 45 thousand (54%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shrivardhan tahsil is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 73% (about 61 thousand) live in Shrivardhan Sub District rural part and 27% (about 22 thousand) population live in the Shrivardhan Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shrivardhan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 83,027 71,084 2,467 9,476 9,017
Male 38,517 32,691 1,145 4,681 4,543
Female 44,510 38,393 1,322 4,795 4,474

Most populated Villages and Cities in Shrivardhan

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Dighi 4971 Shrivardhan 15123
Vadavali 4101 Borli Panchtan 6952
Diveagar 3839
Bharadkhed 2920
Kudgaon 2794
Arathi 2749
Jasvali 1756
Walavati Kh. 1746
Bagmandale 1606
Kapoli 1520

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 23% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1157 in Muslims are 1128 and in Buddhists are 1370.

Religion wise population 2011 - Shrivardhan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 83,027 60,806 18,930 74 7 2,740 301 52 117
Male 38,517 28,194 8,895 37 5 1,156 151 24 55
Female 44,510 32,612 10,035 37 2 1,584 150 28 62

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -2.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 85 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -3.5% which is -2.5% lower than male population growth rate of -1%. General caste population has decreased by -1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by 0%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -12.6% and child population has decreased by -25.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shrivardhan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2.4% -1% 0% -12.6% -25.7%
Male -1% 0.4% 3.4% -10.7% -26.1%
Female -3.5% -2% -2.8% -14.3% -25.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1156 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1174, in schedule caste is 1155 and in schedule tribe is 1024. There are 985 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shrivardhan

Total General SC ST Child
Change -30 -29 -74 -43 11
2011 1156 1174 1155 1024 985
2001 1186 1203 1229 1067 974

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Shrivardhan

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bapavali 2195 Borli Panchtan 1111
Mamvali 2184 Shrivardhan 1030
Borle 2026
Sakhari 1937
Gani 1926
Sakharoane 1882
Vanjale 1809
Devakhol 1772
Kolmandale (a) 1769
Kondhe Panchtan 1762

Literacy

Total about 61 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 30 thousand are male and about 31 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shrivardhan is 82%. 89% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shrivardhan

Total Male Female
Change 5.5% 1.8% 8.3%
2011 82.3% 89.3% 76.4%
2001 76.8% 87.5% 68.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Shrivardhan

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bhave 96 Borli Panchtan 88
Kharshet 92 Shrivardhan 87
Kolmandale (b) 92
Khargaon 90
Harvil 90
Walavati 89
Arathi 89
Kudki 89
Nigadi 89
Adgaon 88

Workers profile

Shrivardhan has 36% (about 30 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 24% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shrivardhan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.6% 26.5% 9.1% 64.4%
Male 49.4% 40.3% 9.1% 50.6%
Female 23.6% 14.6% 9% 76.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Shrivardhan

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Saigaon 8.7 Borli Panchtan 4.6
Galsure 8 Shrivardhan 4
Harvil 7.9
Kalinje 7.5
Dighi 7.2
Sarve 6.7
Karivane 6.6
Vadavali 5.5
Shrivardhan ® 5.3
Karle 5.2