Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1256, with population of about 2.7 lakh is Greater Mumbai city's the 13th most populous ward, located in Mumbai Suburban district of the state Maharashtra in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 2.7 lakh people, among them about 1.4 lakh (53%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (47%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1256 is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 61 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1256

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 265,663 256,016 7,975 1,672 25,061
Male 140,843 135,984 4,003 856 13,136
Female 124,820 120,032 3,972 816 11,925

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 6.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the ward is 8.6% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 4.6%. General caste population has increased by 5.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 107.7% and child population has decreased by -8.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1256

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.4% 5.5% 29% 107.7% -8.6%
Male 4.6% 3.7% 27.9% 99.1% -7.1%
Female 8.6% 7.6% 30.1% 117.6% -10.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 886 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 883, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 953. There are 908 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1256

Total General SC ST Child
Change 32 32 17 81 -31
2011 886 883 992 953 908
2001 854 851 975 872 939

Literacy

Total about 2.2 lakh people in the ward are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Greater Mumbai WARD NO.-1256 is 92%. 95% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. 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.-1256

Total Male Female
Change 2.0% 0.8% 3.6%
2011 92.2% 95% 89%
2001 90.2% 94.2% 85.4%

Workers profile

Greater Mumbai WARD NO.-1256 has 40% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 19% female population are working population. 57% 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.-1256

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.4% 38.3% 2.2% 59.6%
Male 59.4% 56.8% 2.6% 40.6%
Female 19% 17.3% 1.7% 81%