Lanja Tahsil, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Ratnagiri district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Ratnagiri district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 121 villages in the sub district, among them Bhambed is the most populous village with population of 2679 and Yeravande is the least populous village with population of 104. Khorninko is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 32 km2 and Musalmanwadi is the smallest with 0 km2.
There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Lanja Census Town.
The sub district is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 50 thousand (47%) are male and about 57 thousand (53%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lanja tahsil is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 26 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.
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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 8% 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 1134 in Buddhists are 1214 and in Muslims are 1132.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 1140 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1139, in schedule caste is 1189 and in schedule tribe is 601. There are 899 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.
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Total about 76 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 40 thousand are male and about 36 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lanja is 79%. 89% of male and 70% of female population are literate here.
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|Buddhawadi T.veravali Bk.||85|
Lanja has 49% (about 52 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 43% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.
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