Vasai Tahsil, with population of about 13.4 lakh is Thane district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Thane district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 50 villages in the sub district, among them Arnala is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Chimane is the least populous village with population of 245. Bhatane is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 25 km2 and Pali is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Vasai-Virar City (M Corp) ; and Chandrapada Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 13.4 lakh people, among them about 7.1 lakh (53%) are male and about 6.3 lakh (47%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vasai tahsil is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3.2 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 92% (about 12.3 lakh) live in Vasai Sub District urban part and 8% (about 1.1 lakh) population live in the Vasai Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vasai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,343,402 1,191,571 53,533 98,298 162,841
Male 709,771 632,868 27,982 48,921 84,938
Female 633,631 558,703 25,551 49,377 77,903

Most populated Villages and Cities in Vasai

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Arnala 15331 Vasai-Virar City (M Corp) 1222390
Kopri 10180 Chandrapada 7750
Kalamb 5329
Bhatane 4786
Rangaon 4166
Satpale 3751
Tilher 3690
Sakawar 3375
Vaslai 3334
Tembhi 3220

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 8% population all other religious communities contribute 6% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 879 in Muslims are 867 and in Christians are 1009

Religion wise population 2011 - Vasai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,343,402 1,048,582 113,475 110,860 2,663 34,052 23,474 2,228 8,068
Male 709,771 557,942 60,777 55,183 1,404 17,484 12,050 1,156 3,775
Female 633,631 490,640 52,698 55,677 1,259 16,568 11,424 1,072 4,293

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 68.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 70.1% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 67.7%. General caste population has increased by 70.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 218.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.9% and child population has increased by 54.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vasai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 68.8% 70.8% 218.3% 20.9% 54.8%
Male 67.7% 69.4% 217% 19.7% 55.2%
Female 70.1% 72.4% 219.7% 22.2% 54.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 893 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 883, in schedule caste is 913 and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 917 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vasai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 15 8 20 -4
2011 893 883 913 1009 917
2001 880 868 905 989 921

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Vasai

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Shilottar 1135 Chandrapada 920
Usgaon 1091 Vasai-Virar City (M Corp) 886
Parol 1039
Actan 1035
Bhatane 1034
Bhinar 1031
Patilgaon 1017
Kalamb 1016
Mukkam 1015
Depivali 1012

Literacy

Total about 10.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 5.7 lakh are male and about 4.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vasai is 88%. 91% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vasai

Total Male Female
Change 1.6% 0.1% 3.3%
2011 87.6% 90.9% 83.8%
2001 86% 90.8% 80.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Vasai

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Vaslai 95 Vasai-Virar City (M Corp) 89
Tarkhad 95 Chandrapada 85
Kopri 90
Actan 90
Khochivade 89
Pali 89
Kolhapur 88
Kalamb 87
Satpale 87
Malaji Pada 85

Workers profile

Vasai has 41% (about 5.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 22% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vasai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.7% 36.7% 4% 59.3%
Male 57.5% 53.5% 4.1% 42.5%
Female 21.9% 18% 3.9% 78.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Vasai

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bhatane 24.6 Vasai-Virar City (M Corp) 319.4
Sakawar 23.7 Chandrapada 4.8
Tilher 17.2
Karanjon 14.4
Medhe 12.6
Poman 10.6
Nagale 9.8
Saiwan 8.2
Tivari 7.2
Majivali 6.9