Niphad Tahsil, with population of about 4.9 lakh is Nashik district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Nashik district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 134 villages in the sub district, among them Pimpalgaon Baswant is the most populous village with population of about 42 thousand and Shiwapur is the least populous village with population of 725. Chatori is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 30 km2 and Thergaon is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 3 census towns in the sub district, those are - Ozar, Lasalgaon and Pimpalgaon Najik Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4.9 lakh people, among them about 2.5 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.4 lakh (48%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 19% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Niphad tahsil is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 97 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 4.2 lakh) live in Niphad Sub District rural part and 15% (about 74 thousand) population live in the Niphad Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Niphad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 493,251 347,007 50,434 95,810 62,999
Male 254,768 180,538 25,686 48,544 33,996
Female 238,483 166,469 24,748 47,266 29,003

Most populated Villages and Cities in Niphad

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Pimpalgaon Baswant 41559 Ozar 51297
Niphad 20249 Lasalgaon 17360
Vinchur 12681 Pimpalgaon Najik 5741
Chandori 12594
Kasabe Sukene 12428
Saikhede 8293
Pimpalas 7851
Takali Vinchur 6384
Palkhed 6337
Ugaon 6148

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% 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 936 in Muslims are 930 and in Buddhists are 970.

Religion wise population 2011 - Niphad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 493,251 458,393 24,450 1,054 387 4,527 3,716 64 660
Male 254,768 236,806 12,666 559 210 2,298 1,874 36 319
Female 238,483 221,587 11,784 495 177 2,229 1,842 28 341

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.4% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of 11.9%. General caste population has increased by 9.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.1% and child population has decreased by -3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Niphad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.1% 9.8% 14.4% 20.1% -3%
Male 11.9% 9.7% 13.1% 20.3% -1.2%
Female 12.4% 9.9% 15.9% 20% -5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 922, in schedule caste is 963 and in schedule tribe is 974. There are 853 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 increased by 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 35 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Niphad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 2 23 -2 -35
2011 936 922 963 974 853
2001 932 920 940 976 888

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Niphad

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sundarpur 1032 Pimpalgaon Najik 966
Nandgaon 1018 Lasalgaon 954
Shiwapur 1008 Ozar 923
Dindori 1005
Gitakunj 1003
Kumbhari 1000
Nandur Kh. 992
Welapur 991
Sawargaon 990
Karanji Kh. 984

Literacy

Total about 3.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2 lakh are male and about 1.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Niphad is 84%. 90% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Niphad

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 3.9% 10.1%
2011 83.6% 89.9% 77.1%
2001 76.8% 86% 67%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Niphad

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nimgaon Wakada 92 Lasalgaon 91
Shrirampur 92 Ozar 90
Shivadi 89 Pimpalgaon Najik 87
Kumbhari 89
Songaon 89
Vishnu Nagar 88
Panchkeshwar 88
Palkhed 88
Antarweli 87
Vijay Nagar 87

Workers profile

Niphad has 50% (about 2.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 42% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 37% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Niphad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50% 46.1% 3.9% 50%
Male 57.2% 54.3% 2.9% 42.8%
Female 42.4% 37.4% 5% 57.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Niphad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Chatori 29.6 Ozar 41.4
Pimpalgaon Baswant 29 Lasalgaon 6.3
Vinchur 23.7 Pimpalgaon Najik 3.7
Kasabe Sukene 21.5
Chandori 21.1
Niphad 20.4
Khadak Malegaon 19.6
Mahadevnagar (N.V.) 18.2
Deogaon 18.2
Karanjgaon 16.2