Chandvad Tahsil, with population of about 2.4 lakh is Nashik district's the 6th least populous sub district, located in Nashik district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 111 villages in the sub district, among them Vadner Bhairao is the most populous village with population of about 17 thousand and Indraiwadi is the least populous village with population of 166. Vadner Bhairao is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 48 km2 and Chinchole is the smallest with 2 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Chandvad Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.4 lakh people, among them about 1.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (48%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 20% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chandvad tahsil is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 45 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 89% (about 2.1 lakh) live in Chandvad Sub District rural part and 11% (about 25 thousand) population live in the Chandvad Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chandvad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 235,849 167,530 21,179 47,140 31,121
Male 122,098 87,392 10,808 23,898 16,823
Female 113,751 80,138 10,371 23,242 14,298

Most populated Villages and Cities in Chandvad

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Vadner Bhairao 16933 Chandvad 25341
Vadalibhoi 9003
Dugaon 4430
Talegaon Rohi 4329
Dhondgavhan 3889
Dhodambe 3668
Devergaon 3432
Bahaduri 3391
Raypur 3386
Uswad 3138

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 932 in Muslims are 975 and in Buddhists are 932.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chandvad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 235,849 224,651 6,682 92 220 2,431 1,564 30 179
Male 122,098 116,285 3,383 52 117 1,258 887 16 100
Female 113,751 108,366 3,299 40 103 1,173 677 14 79

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 14.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.7% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of 15.2%. General caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.6% and child population has decreased by -6.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chandvad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.9% 12.2% 12.2% 27.6% -6.9%
Male 15.2% 12.5% 12% 28.3% -3.3%
Female 14.7% 11.8% 12.4% 26.9% -10.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 932 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 917, in schedule caste is 960 and in schedule tribe is 973. There are 850 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 71 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chandvad

Total General SC ST Child
Change -4 -5 4 -10 -71
2011 932 917 960 973 850
2001 936 922 956 983 921

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Chandvad

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sherisalaiban 1034 Chandvad 908
Dudhkhede 1026
Pate 1009
Chinchole 1007
Paregaon 1003
Nawapur 1001
Bhadane 997
Shingve 989
Shivare 986
Gurhale 985

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 94 thousand are male and about 74 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chandvad is 82%. 89% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chandvad

Total Male Female
Change 9.8% 5.6% 14.2%
2011 82.1% 88.9% 74.9%
2001 72.3% 83.3% 60.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Chandvad

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kundane 89 Chandvad 88
Nhanave 89
Koltek 88
Shinde 88
Soni Sangvi 88
Dahiwad 88
Dongaon 88
Dugaon 87
Vitave 87
Bharvir 87

Workers profile

Chandvad has 54% (about 1.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 51% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 45% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chandvad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 54.2% 49.8% 4.3% 45.8%
Male 56.9% 54% 2.9% 43.1%
Female 51.2% 45.4% 5.8% 48.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Chandvad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Vadner Bhairao 47.5 Chandvad 36.9
Vadalibhoi 29
Talegaon Rohi 24
Dhodambe 20.1
Raypur 18.7
Indraiwadi 18.6
Rahod 18.3
Bahaduri 17.6
Pimplad 15
Rajderwadi 15