Shirur Tahsil, with population of about 3.9 lakh is Pune district's the 6th most populous sub district, located in Pune district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 115 villages in the sub district, among them Shikrapur is the most populous village with population of about 19 thousand and Shastabad is the least populous village with population of 403. Shirur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 62 km2 and Shastabad is the smallest with 2 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Shirur Municipal Council; Sanaswadi and Koregaon Bhima Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.9 lakh people, among them about 2 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.8 lakh (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shirur tahsil is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 81 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 83% (about 3.2 lakh) live in Shirur Sub District rural part and 17% (about 64 thousand) population live in the Shirur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shirur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 385,414 340,499 32,885 12,030 47,921
Male 201,152 177,921 17,038 6,193 25,972
Female 184,262 162,578 15,847 5,837 21,949

Most populated Villages and Cities in Shirur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Shikrapur 19374 Shirur 37111
Talegaon Dhamdhere 15393 Sanaswadi 13543
Ranjangaon Ganpati 13427 Koregaon Bhima 13116
Mandavgan Farata 9543
Nhavara 7429
Kawathe 7184
Shirur 6646
Vadgaon Rasai 6383
Takali Haji 5952
Wadhu Bk. 5700

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 916 in Muslims are 911 and in Buddhists are 934

Religion wise population 2011 - Shirur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 385,414 359,402 13,143 581 212 7,758 3,631 72 615
Male 201,152 187,587 6,876 321 120 4,011 1,866 30 341
Female 184,262 171,815 6,267 260 92 3,747 1,765 42 274

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 24.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 22.8% which is -2.5% lower than male population growth rate of 25.3%. General caste population has increased by 21.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 44.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 53.1% and child population has increased by 5.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shirur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.1% 21.6% 44.2% 53.1% 5.8%
Male 25.3% 22.8% 46.5% 53.8% 8.3%
Female 22.8% 20.4% 41.8% 52.4% 3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 916 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 914, in schedule caste is 930 and in schedule tribe is 943. There are 845 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 44 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shirur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -18 -18 -31 -8 -44
2011 916 914 930 943 845
2001 934 932 961 951 889

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Shirur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Echakewadi 1027 Shirur 953
Midgulwadi 1026 Sanaswadi 829
Thapewadi Pimpalwadi 1019 Koregaon Bhima 817
Jategaon Bk. 1012
Mhase Bk. 1002
Khaire Nagad 1002
Ravadewadi 1000
Malwadi Agarkarwadi 1000
Shastabad 995
Kanhur mesai 993

Literacy

Total about 2.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.6 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shirur is 82%. 89% of male and 75% 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 - Shirur

Total Male Female
Change 9.2% 5.3% 13.3%
2011 82.4% 89.1% 75.2%
2001 73.2% 83.8% 61.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Shirur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kondhapuri 92 Koregaon Bhima 89
Ranjangaon Ganpati 91 Sanaswadi 87
Shikrapur 90 Shirur 85
Karegaon 90
Chavhanwadi 88
Apti 88
Dingrajwadi 87
Saradwadi 87
Burunjwadi 87
Golegaon 86

Workers profile

Shirur has 52% (about 2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 44% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shirur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.8% 49.4% 2.4% 48.2%
Male 58.8% 56.7% 2% 41.2%
Female 44.2% 41.3% 2.9% 55.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Shirur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Shirur 61.7 Koregaon Bhima 19.6
Kawathe 58.1 Sanaswadi 17.1
Dhamari 48 Shirur 6.3
Thitewadi 44
Sukrewadi 44
Mahadeo Wadi 44
Parhadwadi 44
Kendur 44
Talegaon Dhamdhere 43.1
Karade 42.3