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.
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.
|Total||General||Schedule Caste||Schedule Tribe||Child|
|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.
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.
|Name||Sex Ratio||Name||Sex Ratio|
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.
|Name||Literacy Rate %||Name||Literacy Rate %|
|Varachapath Tarf Guhagar||90|
|Talyachiwadi Tarf Palpene||87|
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.
|Worker||Main Worker||Marginal Worker||Non Worker|