Mhasla Tahsil, with population of about 60 thousand is Raigarh district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Raigarh district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 81 villages in the sub district, among them Pabhare is the most populous village with population of 3632 and Khanloshi is the least populous village with population of 33. Waral is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 14 km2 and Krishnanagar is the smallest with 1 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 60 thousand people, among them about 28 thousand (46%) are male and about 32 thousand (54%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mhasla tahsil is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 84% (about 50 thousand) live in Mhasla Sub District rural part and 16% (9679) population live in the Mhasla Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mhasla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 59,914 52,028 3,298 4,588 7,280
Male 27,655 23,918 1,480 2,257 3,706
Female 32,259 28,110 1,818 2,331 3,574

Most populated Villages and Cities in Mhasla

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Pabhare 3632 Mhasla 9679
Kharsai 2649
Mendadi 1933
Pangaloli 1674
Sanderi 1512
Gondghar 1474
Ambet 1461
Kandalwada 1353
Mendadikond 1306
Turumbadi 1280

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 69% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 25% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 6% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1192 in Muslims are 1090 and in Buddhists are 1235.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mhasla

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 59,914 41,327 15,055 37 9 3,301 137 1 47
Male 27,655 18,854 7,202 19 3 1,477 72 1 27
Female 32,259 22,473 7,853 18 6 1,824 65 0 20

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1166 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1175, in schedule caste is 1228 and in schedule tribe is 1033. There are 964 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Mhasla

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dehen 2329 Mhasla 1035
Thakroli 2096
Rativane 2079
Tamhane Karambe 1971
Rudravat 1913
Kelte 1849
Kolvat 1780
Adi Thakur 1717
Chirgaon 1709
Bhabat 1705

Literacy

Total about 42 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 21 thousand are male and about 21 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mhasla is 80%. 89% of male and 73% of female population are literate here.

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Mhasla

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Waravatne 92 Mhasla 90
Pangaloli 91
Surai 88
Ambet 87
Khargaon Kh 87
Ganeshnagar (N.V.) 86
Maryamkhar 86
Revali 86
Deoghar Kond 86
Mahammad Khanikhar 86

Workers profile

Mhasla has 41% (about 25 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 34% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mhasla

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.3% 30.9% 10.4% 58.7%
Male 49.5% 40% 9.6% 50.5%
Female 34.3% 23.1% 11.1% 65.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mhasla

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Waral 14 Mhasla 5.9
Kharsai 11.4
Pabhare 10.5
Kandalwada 9.5
Kalsuri 8.8
Sanderi 8.2
Chikhalap 8
Kudtudi 7.7
Kanghar 7.3
Kelte 7