Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1255, with population of about 3.9 lakh is Greater Mumbai city's the 4th most populous ward, located in Mumbai Suburban district of the state Maharashtra in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 3.9 lakh people, among them about 2.1 lakh (54%) are male and about 1.8 lakh (46%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1255 is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 91 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1255

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 393,391 372,528 16,331 4,532 36,502
Male 213,532 202,766 8,414 2,352 18,921
Female 179,859 169,762 7,917 2,180 17,581

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 2.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the ward is 5% which is 4.3% higher than male population growth rate of 0.7%. General caste population has increased by 1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 42.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 58.6% and child population has decreased by -13.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1255

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.6% 1% 42.8% 58.6% -13.1%
Male 0.7% -0.8% 38% 54% -13.4%
Female 5% 3.1% 48.2% 63.9% -12.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 842 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 837, in schedule caste is 941 and in schedule tribe is 927. There are 929 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has increased by 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1255

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 32 65 56 5
2011 842 837 941 927 929
2001 808 805 876 871 924

Literacy

Total about 3.2 lakh people in the ward are literate, among them about 1.8 lakh are male and about 1.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Greater Mumbai WARD NO.-1255 is 91%. 94% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1255

Total Male Female
Change 2.5% 1.3% 4.4%
2011 91% 94.2% 87.2%
2001 88.5% 92.9% 82.8%

Workers profile

Greater Mumbai WARD NO.-1255 has 42% (about 1.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 19% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1255

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.7% 39.2% 2.5% 58.3%
Male 60.5% 57.7% 2.8% 39.5%
Female 19.3% 17.3% 2% 80.7%