Chakan Census Town, with population of about 41 thousand is Khed sub district's the most populous census town located in Khed sub district of Pune district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Chakan census town is 17 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2401 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chakan Ward No 01 and the population of Chakan Ward No 01 is about 41 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Pimpri Chinchwad which is 22 km far from here. Rajgurunagar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 10 km. District head quarter of the census town is Pune which is 40 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 170 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 710.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.9°C.


The census town is home to about 41 thousand people, among them about 22 thousand (54%) are male and about 19 thousand (46%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chakan census town is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 10 thousand households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chakan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 41,113 35,714 4,477 922 6,233
Male 22,194 19,379 2,303 512 3,373
Female 18,919 16,335 2,174 410 2,860

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 844 in Muslims are 868 and in Buddhists are 990

Religion wise population 2011 - Chakan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 41,113 35,770 3,190 171 66 1,399 443 43 31
Male 22,194 19,399 1,708 85 34 703 226 23 16
Female 18,919 16,371 1,482 86 32 696 217 20 15

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 852 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 843, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 801. There are 848 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total about 31 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chakan is 88%. 91% of male and 85% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Chakan has 41% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 19% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chakan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.2% 38.4% 2.8% 58.8%
Male 60.4% 57.5% 2.9% 39.6%
Female 18.6% 15.9% 2.7% 81.4%