Khed Tahsil, with population of about 4.5 lakh is Pune district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Pune district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 185 villages in the sub district, among them Kadus is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Vanjul Vihire is the least populous village with population of 15. Kadus is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 37 km2 and Pacharnewadi is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 6 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Chakan, Rajgurunagar (Khed), Nanekarwadi, Medankarwadi and Kharabwadi Census Towns and Alandi Municipal Council.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4.5 lakh people, among them about 2.4 lakh (53%) are male and about 2.1 lakh (47%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khed tahsil is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 99 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 71% (about 3.2 lakh) live in Khed Sub District rural part and 29% (about 1.3 lakh) population live in the Khed Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khed

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 450,116 370,416 30,409 49,291 56,102
Male 237,868 196,610 16,078 25,180 30,147
Female 212,248 173,806 14,331 24,111 25,955

Most populated Villages and Cities in Khed

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kadus 11360 Chakan 41113
Mahalunge 9687 Alandi 28645
Kuruli 8199 Rajgurunagar (Khed) 25146
Pimpalgaon Tarf Khed 6808 Nanekarwadi 12654
Kalus 6538 Medankarwadi 12576
Markal 6378 Kharabwadi 9200
Chimbali 5714
Davadi 5618
Wada 5523
Nighoje 5326

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 3% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 894 in Buddhists are 931 and in Muslims are 815.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khed

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 450,116 419,352 11,724 723 222 14,715 2,557 187 636
Male 237,868 221,467 6,458 387 124 7,621 1,324 104 383
Female 212,248 197,885 5,266 336 98 7,094 1,233 83 253

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 31.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 28.6% which is -4.9% lower than male population growth rate of 33.5%. General caste population has increased by 27%; Schedule caste population has increased by 128.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.8% and child population has increased by 11.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khed

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31.1% 27% 128.3% 28.8% 11.2%
Male 33.5% 29.5% 131% 30.3% 14.4%
Female 28.6% 24.3% 125.5% 27.3% 7.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 892 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 884, in schedule caste is 891 and in schedule tribe is 958. There are 861 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 54 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khed

Total General SC ST Child
Change -35 -37 -22 -22 -54
2011 892 884 891 958 861
2001 927 921 913 980 915

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Khed

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Vanjul Vihire 2750 Rajgurunagar (Khed) 949
Kahu 1223 Chakan 852
Shendurli 1177 Kharabwadi 828
Yeniye Bk. 1129 Alandi 775
Kude Kh. 1128 Medankarwadi 768
Dhuoli 1125 Nanekarwadi 700
Kalmodi 1112
Dehane 1112
Devoshi 1107
Amboli 1090

Literacy

Total about 3.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.8 lakh are male and about 1.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khed is 81%. 88% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khed

Total Male Female
Change 8.3% 4.1% 12.7%
2011 80.8% 88.1% 72.7%
2001 72.5% 84% 60%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Khed

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Koregaon Bk. 91 Alandi 91
Mahalunge 89 Rajgurunagar (Khed) 90
Satkarsthal 89 Medankarwadi 90
Biradvadi 88 Nanekarwadi 90
Rakshewadi 88 Kharabwadi 88
Chimbali 87 Chakan 88
Kuruli 87
Kanhewadi Tarf Chakan 86
Pacharnewadi 86
Sangurdi 85

Workers profile

Khed has 49% (about 2.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 38% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khed

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.5% 45.3% 4.2% 50.5%
Male 59.7% 55.7% 3.9% 40.3%
Female 38.1% 33.5% 4.5% 61.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Khed

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kadus 37.5 Chakan 17.1
Chas 25.2 Kharabwadi 6.9
Davadi 22.7 Alandi 6.8
Bhomale 22.1 Medankarwadi 5.5
Pimpalgaon Tarf Khed 21.6 Nanekarwadi 5.1
Varude 21.5 Rajgurunagar (Khed) 4.5
Pait 20.5
Kalus 20.2
Bursewadi 19.3
Markal 18.8