Majgaon Census Town, with population of 5080 is Sawantwadi sub district's the least populous census town located in Sawantwadi sub district of Sindhudurg district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Majgaon census town is 9 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 561 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Majgaon Ward No 01 and the population of Majgaon Ward No 01 is 5080.

Nearest railway station is Sawantwadi Road which is 6 km far from here. Sawantwadi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 2 km. District head quarter of the census town is Oras Bk. which is 40 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 521 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2965.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 13.9°C.


The census town is home to 5080 people, among them 2483 (49%) are male and 2597 (51%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Majgaon census town is 9%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1218 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Majgaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,080 4,813 247 20 467
Male 2,483 2,372 100 11 254
Female 2,597 2,441 147 9 213

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 5% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 5% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1033 in Christians are 1096 and in Muslims are 1202.

Religion wise population 2011 - Majgaon

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,080 4,552 229 239 1 1 6 0 52
Male 2,483 2,239 104 114 1 0 3 0 22
Female 2,597 2,313 125 125 0 1 3 0 30

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1046 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1029, in schedule caste is 1470 and in schedule tribe is 818. There are 839 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total 4190 people in the census town are literate, among them 2118 are male and 2072 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Majgaon is 91%. 95% of male and 87% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Majgaon has 36% (1832) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 21% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Majgaon

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.1% 27.3% 8.8% 63.9%
Male 52% 39.5% 12.5% 48%
Female 20.8% 15.6% 5.2% 79.2%