Maldhe Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Malegaon sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Malegaon sub district of Nashik district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Maldhe census town is 7 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1729 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Maldhe Ward No 01 and the population of Maldhe Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Manmad which is 25 km far from here. Malegaon is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 5 km. District head quarter of the census town is Nashik which is 110 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 300 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 684.1 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6.4°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6071 (51%) are male and 5810 (49%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Maldhe census town is 20%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1961 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Maldhe

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,881 11,285 53 543 2,332
Male 6,071 5,786 24 261 1,186
Female 5,810 5,499 29 282 1,146

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 948 in Hindus are 1033.

Religion wise population 2011 - Maldhe

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,881 1,179 10,647 7 0 47 0 0 1
Male 6,071 580 5,465 4 0 21 0 0 1
Female 5,810 599 5,182 3 0 26 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 127.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5232. Female population growth rate of the census town is 123.9% which is -6.3% lower than male population growth rate of 130.2%. General caste population has increased by 148.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -11.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -13.5% and child population has increased by 86.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Maldhe

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 127.1% 148.3% -11.7% -13.5% 86.4%
Male 130.2% 150.8% 4.3% -15% 89.2%
Female 123.9% 145.8% -21.6% -12.1% 83.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 1208 and in schedule tribe is 1080. There are 966 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Maldhe

Total General SC ST Child
Change -27 -20 -401 34 -29
2011 957 950 1208 1080 966
2001 984 970 1609 1046 995

Literacy

Total 7711 people in the census town are literate, among them 4065 are male and 3646 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Maldhe is 81%. 83% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 33%. Male literacy has gone up by 30% and female literacy rate has gone up by 35%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Maldhe

Total Male Female
Change 32.5% 29.8% 35.1%
2011 80.8% 83.2% 78.2%
2001 48.3% 53.4% 43.1%

Workers profile

Maldhe has 30% (3540) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 10% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Maldhe

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.8% 29% 0.8% 70.2%
Male 48.9% 47.7% 1.1% 51.1%
Female 9.9% 9.4% 0.4% 90.1%