Velhe Tahsil, with population of about 55 thousand is Pune district's the least populous sub district, located in Pune district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 124 villages in the sub district, among them Vinzar is the most populous village with population of 2083 and Ghodshet is the least populous village with population of 9. Vinzar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 14 km2 and Wanganichi Wadi is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 55 thousand people, among them about 28 thousand (50%) are male and about 27 thousand (50%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Velhe tahsil is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Velhe tahsil live in the Velhe Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Velhe

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 54,516 49,849 2,635 2,032 6,213
Male 27,504 25,152 1,319 1,033 3,210
Female 27,012 24,697 1,316 999 3,003

Most populated Villages in Velhe

Villages
Name Population
Vinzar 2083
Panshet 1570
Rule 1550
Velhe Bk. 1480
Pabe 1334
Dapode 1271
Ranjane 1049
Wangani 1004
Wanganichi Wadi 998
Kadhve 991

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 983 in Buddhists are 964.

Religion wise population 2011 - Velhe

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 54,516 51,994 402 18 21 2,005 40 2 34
Male 27,504 26,221 209 11 8 1,021 18 2 14
Female 27,012 25,773 193 7 13 984 22 0 20

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 982 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 982, in schedule caste is 998 and in schedule tribe is 967. There are 936 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.

Villages with highest sex ratio in Velhe

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Dhindali 1800
Mohari 1600
Majgaon 1344
Ekalgaon 1269
Ghodshet 1250
Singapur 1244
Metpilaware 1231
Varoti Kh. 1207
Ghol 1200
Shirkoli 1173

Literacy

Total about 37 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 21 thousand are male and about 16 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Velhe is 76%. 86% of male and 66% of female population are literate here.

Villages with highest literacy rate in Velhe

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Ambavane 92
Panshet 87
Boravale 86
Vinzar 86
Khamgaon 86
Karnavadi 85
Surawad 85
Dhindali 85
Sonde Sarfal 84
Osade 83

Workers profile

Velhe has 51% (about 28 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 43% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Velhe

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 50.7% 43.7% 7% 49.3%
Male 58.5% 53.2% 5.4% 41.5%
Female 42.7% 34.1% 8.6% 57.3%

Biggest Villages in Velhe

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Vinzar 14.4
Shirkoli 13.2
Pabe 11.8
Ghisar 11.1
Antroli 10.9
Mangaon 10.7
Rule 10.4
Tekpole 10
Bhordi 9.8
Wangani 9.7