Rahuri Municipal Council, with population of about 39 thousand is Rahuri sub district's the most populous municipal council located in Rahuri sub district of Ahmadnagar district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Rahuri municipal council is 42 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 915 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Rahuri Ward No 02 is the most populous ward with population of 3439 and Rahuri Ward No 18 is the least populous ward with population of 1342.

Nearest railway station is Rahuri which is within the city. Rahuri is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ahmadnagar which is 37 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 337 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 575.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 7.6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 39 thousand people, among them about 20 thousand (52%) are male and about 19 thousand (48%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rahuri municipal council is 12%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 7841 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rahuri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 38,813 30,389 5,838 2,586 4,815
Male 20,140 15,819 2,992 1,329 2,675
Female 18,673 14,570 2,846 1,257 2,140

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 920 in Muslims are 958 and in Jains are 970

Religion wise population 2011 - Rahuri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 38,813 32,582 4,383 380 56 454 855 58 45
Male 20,140 16,967 2,238 185 30 229 434 31 26
Female 18,673 15,615 2,145 195 26 225 421 27 19

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 12.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 34 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 12.5% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 12.7%. General caste population has increased by 9.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.4% and child population has increased by 5.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rahuri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.6% 9.3% 27.7% 22.4% 5.3%
Male 12.7% 10% 25.1% 20.2% 9.1%
Female 12.5% 8.6% 30.5% 25% 0.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 927 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 951 and in schedule tribe is 946. There are 800 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 65 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rahuri

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 -12 39 36 -65
2011 927 921 951 946 800
2001 929 933 912 910 865

Literacy

Total about 28 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rahuri is 84%. 90% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rahuri

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% 1.7% 5.9%
2011 83.7% 89.5% 77.5%
2001 80% 87.8% 71.6%

Workers profile

Rahuri has 38% (about 15 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 21% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rahuri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.7% 34.8% 2.9% 62.3%
Male 52.8% 50% 2.8% 47.2%
Female 21.4% 18.4% 3% 78.6%