Junnar Tahsil, with population of about 4 lakh is Pune district's the 5th most populous sub district, located in Pune district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 181 villages in the sub district, among them Narayangaon is the most populous village with population of about 20 thousand and Pimparwadi is the least populous village with population of 119. Ane is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 47 km2 and Amrapur is the smallest with 1 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Junnar Municipal Council.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4 lakh people, among them about 2 lakh (51%) are male and about 2 lakh (49%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 20% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Junnar tahsil is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 86 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 94% (about 3.7 lakh) live in Junnar Sub District rural part and 6% (about 25 thousand) population live in the Junnar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Junnar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 399,302 300,458 17,922 80,922 42,941
Male 202,360 152,333 9,145 40,882 22,762
Female 196,942 148,125 8,777 40,040 20,179

Most populated Villages and Cities in Junnar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Narayangaon 20456 Junnar 25315
Otur 20308
Ale 12983
Warulwadi 12401
Rajuri 9411
Belhe 8005
Dingore 5807
Umbraj 5785
Bori Bk. 5450
Dhalewadi Tarf Haveli 5175

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 975 in Muslims are 961 and in Buddhists are 973.

Religion wise population 2011 - Junnar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 399,302 364,023 24,702 496 75 7,245 2,212 37 512
Male 202,360 184,316 12,594 261 45 3,672 1,152 20 300
Female 196,942 179,707 12,108 235 30 3,573 1,060 17 212

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 7.8% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 8.1%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14% and child population has decreased by -17.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Junnar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8% 6.1% 14.1% 14% -17.1%
Male 8.1% 6.4% 13.8% 13.5% -15.8%
Female 7.8% 5.8% 14.4% 14.6% -18.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 973 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 972, in schedule caste is 960 and in schedule tribe is 979. There are 887 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Junnar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -6 5 8 -29
2011 973 972 960 979 887
2001 976 978 955 971 916

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Junnar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Somatwadi 1622 Junnar 937
Khilarwadi 1218
Ranmalawadi 1181
Khatkale 1148
Chincholi 1090
Chilhewadi 1086
Sonawale 1078
Nalawane 1070
Muthalne 1068
Bhorwadi 1066

Literacy

Total about 3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.6 lakh are male and about 1.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Junnar is 84%. 91% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Junnar

Total Male Female
Change 8.6% 4.6% 12.7%
2011 83.8% 90.9% 76.6%
2001 75.2% 86.3% 63.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Junnar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Barav 92 Junnar 90
Rohkadi 90
Ozar 90
Badshaha Talao 90
Bhorwadi 90
Narayangaon 90
Hapus Baug 90
Amrapur 90
Belsar 89
Kuran 89

Workers profile

Junnar has 53% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 47% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 43% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Junnar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.5% 49% 3.5% 47.5%
Male 57.8% 55.3% 2.5% 42.2%
Female 47.1% 42.5% 4.5% 52.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Junnar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Ane 46.7 Junnar 2.7
Otur 37.7
Narayangaon 37.4
Shindewadi 29.1
Khodad 28.6
Ajanawale 23
Dingore 21.9
Rajuri 21.5
Nalawane 20.7
Pargaon Tarf Ale 18.9