Guhagar Tahsil, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Ratnagiri district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Ratnagiri district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 121 villages in the sub district, among them Velaneshwar is the most populous village with population of 3347 and Rohile is the least populous village with population of 25. Sheer is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 18 km2 and Rohile is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 55 thousand (44%) are male and about 69 thousand (56%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Guhagar tahsil is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 32 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 99% (about 1.2 lakh) live in Guhagar Sub District rural part and 1% (1621) population live in the Guhagar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Guhagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 123,209 119,969 2,831 409 12,195
Male 54,696 53,097 1,365 234 6,374
Female 68,513 66,872 1,466 175 5,821

Most populated Villages and Cities in Guhagar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Velaneshwar 3347 Mouje Anjanvel 1621
Shringartali 3300
Kond Karul 3039
Padave 3011
Guhagar 2929
Palshet 2886
Adoor 2869
Talavali 2328
Abloli 2319
Varachapath Tarf Guhagar 2293

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 7% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1277 in Muslims are 1080 and in Buddhists are 1157.

Religion wise population 2011 - Guhagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 123,209 106,024 8,938 50 18 8,097 35 4 43
Male 54,696 46,560 4,297 25 16 3,753 20 3 22
Female 68,513 59,464 4,641 25 2 4,344 15 1 21

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1253 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1259, in schedule caste is 1074 and in schedule tribe is 748. There are 913 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 Guhagar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Wadadai 2223 Mouje Anjanvel 970
Matalwadi 2082
Pacheri Sada 1992
Jambhali Kh. 1980
Chindrawale 1940
Waki 1914
Gonabarewadi 1883
Karde 1870
Sheer Bk. 1861
Aware 1825

Literacy

Total about 86 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 43 thousand are male and about 43 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Guhagar is 78%. 89% of male and 69% of female population are literate here.

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Guhagar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Rohile 96 Mouje Anjanvel 88
Guhagar 95
Varachapath Tarf Guhagar 90
Shringartali 89
Janavale 88
Talyachiwadi Tarf Palpene 87
Padave 87
Zombadi 86
Tavasalwadi 85
Deoghar 85

Workers profile

Guhagar has 47% (about 58 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 43% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Guhagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.2% 36.4% 10.7% 52.8%
Male 52.9% 45.1% 7.8% 47.1%
Female 42.6% 29.4% 13.1% 57.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Guhagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Sheer 18.2 Mouje Anjanvel 3.7
Pomendi 12.2
Warweli 12.1
Talavali 11.9
Kajurlee 11
Are 10.6
Sheer Bk. 10.5
Gimavi 10.5
Pacheri Sada 9.8
Naravan 9.6