Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1978, with population of about 5.9 lakh is Greater Mumbai city's the 2nd most populous ward, located in Mumbai Suburban district of the state Maharashtra in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 5.9 lakh people, among them about 3.3 lakh (56%) are male and about 2.6 lakh (44%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1978 is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.2 lakh households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1978

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 586,637 546,273 36,447 3,917 68,658
Male 329,757 308,674 19,002 2,081 35,977
Female 256,880 237,599 17,445 1,836 32,681

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 30.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the ward is 34.5% which is 7.5% higher than male population growth rate of 27%. General caste population has increased by 28%; Schedule caste population has increased by 71.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 57.6% and child population has increased by 9.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1978

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30.2% 28% 71.8% 57.6% 9.1%
Male 27% 25% 68.6% 45.7% 9.9%
Female 34.5% 32% 75.5% 73.5% 8.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 779 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 770, in schedule caste is 918 and in schedule tribe is 882. 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1978

Total General SC ST Child
Change 43 41 36 141 -14
2011 779 770 918 882 908
2001 736 729 882 741 922

Literacy

Total about 4.6 lakh people in the ward are literate, among them about 2.7 lakh are male and about 1.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Greater Mumbai WARD NO.-1978 is 88%. 92% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1978

Total Male Female
Change 4.8% 3.3% 7.2%
2011 88.2% 92% 83.2%
2001 83.4% 88.7% 76%

Workers profile

Greater Mumbai WARD NO.-1978 has 39% (about 2.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 13% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-1978

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.7% 36.8% 1.9% 61.3%
Male 58.9% 56.5% 2.4% 41.1%
Female 12.8% 11.5% 1.3% 87.2%