Sangameshwar Tahsil, with population of about 2 lakh is Ratnagiri district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Ratnagiri district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 197 villages in the sub district, among them Kadvai is the most populous village with population of 5008 and Ambet is the least populous village with population of 2. Bamnoli is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 26 km2 and Pethwadi is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 93 thousand (47%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (53%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sangameshwar tahsil is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 50 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 94% (about 1.9 lakh) live in Sangameshwar Sub District rural part and 6% (about 13 thousand) population live in the Sangameshwar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sangameshwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 198,343 188,224 9,712 407 17,832
Male 92,791 87,989 4,571 231 9,130
Female 105,552 100,235 5,141 176 8,702

Most populated Villages and Cities in Sangameshwar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kadvai 5008 Devrukh 12689
Dhamapur Tarf Sangameshwar 4628
Sadavali 4028
Sangameshwar 3993
Dabhole Bk. 3639
Kondgaon 3350
Aravali 2744
Burambad 2452
Makhajan 2316
Tural 2293

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 9% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 6% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1132 in Buddhists are 1166 and in Muslims are 1182.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sangameshwar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 198,343 166,734 11,983 158 12 18,039 1,026 3 388
Male 92,791 78,197 5,491 79 7 8,330 509 3 175
Female 105,552 88,537 6,492 79 5 9,709 517 0 213

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1138 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1139, in schedule caste is 1125 and in schedule tribe is 762. There are 953 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 Sangameshwar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Maladewadi 1749 Devrukh 1033
Ratambi 1652
Belari Bk. 1584
Kond Bhairav 1571
Kurdhunda Kh. 1548
Katurdi Kond 1518
Umare 1496
Harkarvane 1461
Devade 1457
Wadi Adhishti 1446

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 75 thousand are male and about 68 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sangameshwar is 79%. 89% of male and 71% of female population are literate here.

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Sangameshwar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ambet 100 Devrukh 91
Kond Bhujbalrao 99
Bhimnagar 99
Harkarvane 98
Kond Asurde 94
Nidhalewadi 93
Sadavali 91
Kurdhunda Kh. 91
Rampeth 90
Math Dhamapur 90

Workers profile

Sangameshwar has 50% (about 100 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 46% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sangameshwar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 50.2% 39% 11.2% 49.8%
Male 55.3% 46.3% 8.9% 44.7%
Female 45.8% 32.6% 13.3% 54.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sangameshwar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bamnoli 26 Devrukh 16.6
Ozare Bk. 23.9
Gothane 23.2
Dhamapur Tarf Sangameshwar 19.8
Dabhole Bk. 18.8
Khadi Kolvan 17.4
Karjuve 17.1
Devade 15.6
Maral 15.1
Kadvai 14.8