Greater Mumbai Ward No.-2179, with population of about 3.6 lakh is Greater Mumbai city's the 6th most populous ward, located in Mumbai Suburban district of the state Maharashtra in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 3.6 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (53%) are male and about 1.7 lakh (47%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Greater Mumbai Ward No.-2179 is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 81 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-2179

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 357,518 285,781 68,764 2,973 36,190
Male 188,706 151,785 35,332 1,589 18,934
Female 168,812 133,996 33,432 1,384 17,256

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the ward is 6.9% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of 1.6%. General caste population has decreased by -2.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 36.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 132.1% and child population has decreased by -12.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-2179

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4% -2.1% 36.4% 132.1% -12.6%
Male 1.6% -4% 31.3% 117.1% -11.9%
Female 6.9% 0.1% 42.2% 152.1% -13.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 883, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 871. There are 911 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 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-2179

Total General SC ST Child
Change 45 36 72 121 -16
2011 895 883 946 871 911
2001 850 847 874 750 927

Literacy

Total about 2.9 lakh people in the ward are literate, among them about 1.6 lakh are male and about 1.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Greater Mumbai WARD NO.-2179 is 89%. 93% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-2179

Total Male Female
Change 3.3% 1.6% 5.8%
2011 88.9% 93.1% 84.3%
2001 85.6% 91.5% 78.5%

Workers profile

Greater Mumbai WARD NO.-2179 has 41% (about 1.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 22% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Greater Mumbai Ward No.-2179

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.7% 37.6% 3.1% 59.3%
Male 57.9% 54.7% 3.3% 42.1%
Female 21.5% 18.6% 2.9% 78.5%