Mawal Tahsil, with population of about 3.8 lakh is Pune district's the 6th least populous sub district, located in Pune district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 181 villages in the sub district, among them Induri is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Majgaon is the least populous village with population of 16. Khandashi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 31 km2 and Pansoli is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 5 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Lonavala and Talegaon Dabhade Municipal Councils Kusgaon Bk., Wadagaon and Khadkale Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.8 lakh people, among them about 2 lakh (53%) are male and about 1.8 lakh (47%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mawal tahsil is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 78 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 58% (about 2.2 lakh) live in Mawal Sub District rural part and 42% (about 1.6 lakh) population live in the Mawal Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mawal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 377,559 312,026 36,325 29,208 46,644
Male 198,487 165,038 18,499 14,950 24,423
Female 179,072 146,988 17,826 14,258 22,221

Most populated Villages and Cities in Mawal

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Induri 10448 Lonavala 57698
Talegaon Dabhade (R) 7373 Talegaon Dabhade 56435
Varale 7202 Kusgaon Bk. 15612
Somatane 5300 Wadagaon 14595
Kanhe 4707 Khadkale 13435
Takave Bk. 4143
Gahunje 4046
Chandkhed 3867
Kurvande 3637
Urse 3635

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 7% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 896 in Buddhists are 998 and in Muslims are 865

Religion wise population 2011 - Mawal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 377,559 323,261 16,551 3,357 649 26,898 4,788 264 1,791
Male 198,487 170,491 8,873 1,688 407 13,461 2,470 164 933
Female 179,072 152,770 7,678 1,669 242 13,437 2,318 100 858

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 23.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 23.7% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 23.8%. General caste population has increased by 16.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 125.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34% and child population has increased by 4.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mawal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.8% 16.8% 125.9% 34% 4.8%
Male 23.8% 17.2% 122.1% 33.6% 6.3%
Female 23.7% 16.3% 129.9% 34.3% 3.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 902 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 891, in schedule caste is 964 and in schedule tribe is 954. There are 910 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mawal

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 -6 33 5 -28
2011 902 891 964 954 910
2001 903 897 931 949 938

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Mawal

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Majgaon 1286 Talegaon Dabhade 944
Bhajgaon 1147 Khadkale 927
Brahmanoli 1146 Wadagaon 925
Gevhande Khadak 1146 Lonavala 870
Kadav 1132 Kusgaon Bk. 752
Ajivali 1093
Malewadi 1086
Aundholi 1075
Atvan 1072
Pawalewadi 1072

Literacy

Total about 2.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.5 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mawal is 82%. 89% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mawal

Total Male Female
Change 6.4% 3.1% 10.1%
2011 82.4% 88.9% 75.2%
2001 76% 85.8% 65.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Mawal

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bhaje 89 Talegaon Dabhade 91
Sate 87 Lonavala 89
Jambhul 87 Kusgaon Bk. 88
Talegaon Dabhade (R) 87 Wadagaon 88
Shilatane 87 Khadkale 87
Rajpuri 86
Done 86
Rakaswadi 86
Nanoli Tarf Chakan 86
Salumbare 85

Workers profile

Mawal has 42% (about 1.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 25% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mawal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.7% 37% 4.7% 58.3%
Male 56.4% 52.1% 4.4% 43.6%
Female 25.3% 20.3% 5% 74.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mawal

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Khandashi 30.7 Lonavala 38
Talegaon Dabhade (R) 24.8 Wadagaon 10.7
Kurvande 24.1 Talegaon Dabhade 10
Udhewadi 23.2 Kusgaon Bk. 7.1
Pimpari 18.7 Khadkale 4.5
Umbare Navalakh 17.4
Kusur 17.1
Chandkhed 16.5
Vadeshwar 15.4
Induri 15.3