Nanded Waghala Municipal Corporation, with population of about 5.5 lakh is Nanded sub district's only municipal corporation located in Nanded sub district of Nanded district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Nanded Waghala municipal corporation is 58 km2. Population density of the city is 9464 persons per km2. There are 79 wards in the city, among them Nanded Waghala Ward No 75 is the most populous ward with population of about 19 thousand and Nanded Waghala Ward No 78 is the least populous ward with population of 2911.

Nearest railway station is Nanded which is within the city. Nanded is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Nanded. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 650 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 949.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 7.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 5.5 lakh people, among them about 2.9 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.7 lakh (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nanded Waghala municipal corporation is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nanded Waghala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 550,439 435,024 102,677 12,738 71,133
Male 285,433 225,850 52,912 6,671 37,787
Female 265,006 209,174 49,765 6,067 33,346

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 48% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 34% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 15% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 917 in Muslims are 940 and in Buddhists are 938

Religion wise population 2011 - Nanded Waghala

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 550,439 264,516 184,906 1,570 11,017 84,487 2,933 157 853
Male 285,433 137,953 95,307 775 5,775 43,595 1,491 82 455
Female 265,006 126,563 89,599 795 5,242 40,892 1,442 75 398

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 27.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 28.7% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 26.9%. General caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 93%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 46.5% and child population has increased by 6.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nanded Waghala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27.8% 17.9% 93% 46.5% 6.7%
Male 26.9% 17.3% 90.9% 44.7% 9.2%
Female 28.7% 18.6% 95.3% 48.6% 3.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 926, in schedule caste is 941 and in schedule tribe is 909. There are 882 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 46 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nanded Waghala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 10 22 23 -46
2011 928 926 941 909 882
2001 916 916 919 886 928

Literacy

Total about 4.1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.2 lakh are male and about 1.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nanded Waghala is 86%. 91% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nanded Waghala

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 1.6% 7.8%
2011 85.9% 90.6% 81%
2001 81.5% 89% 73.2%

Workers profile

Nanded Waghala has 30% (about 1.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 11% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nanded Waghala

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.5% 26.6% 3.9% 69.5%
Male 48.2% 43.1% 5.1% 51.8%
Female 11.4% 8.8% 2.6% 88.6%