Bhor Tahsil, with population of about 1.9 lakh is Pune district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Pune district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 194 villages in the sub district, among them Velu is the most populous village with population of 4256 and Pavhar Kh. is the least populous village with population of 25. Bhongvali is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 22 km2 and Basarapur is the smallest with 1 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Bhor Municipal Council.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.9 lakh people, among them about 94 thousand (51%) are male and about 92 thousand (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhor tahsil is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 39 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 90% (about 1.7 lakh) live in Bhor Sub District rural part and 10% (about 18 thousand) population live in the Bhor Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 186,116 169,612 11,090 5,414 20,599
Male 94,158 85,749 5,623 2,786 10,828
Female 91,958 83,863 5,467 2,628 9,771

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bhor

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Velu 4256 Bhor 18453
Bholavade 3867
Nasrapur 3812
Utroli 3175
Kelawade 2888
Bhongvali 2539
Sarole 2470
Kamthadi 2452
Shivare 2412
Varve Kh. 2230

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 4% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 976 in Buddhists are 1024 and in Muslims are 936.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhor

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 186,116 175,234 3,311 169 23 6,793 283 37 266
Male 94,158 88,695 1,710 84 14 3,357 143 27 128
Female 91,958 86,539 1,601 85 9 3,436 140 10 138

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 8.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 6.5% which is -3.8% lower than male population growth rate of 10.3%. General caste population has increased by 5.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 46.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 62% and child population has decreased by -14.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.4% 5.5% 46.4% 62% -14.5%
Male 10.3% 7.4% 47.6% 63.1% -13.7%
Female 6.5% 3.6% 45.1% 60.9% -15.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 978, in schedule caste is 972 and in schedule tribe is 943. There are 902 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhor

Total General SC ST Child
Change -34 -36 -17 -13 -17
2011 977 978 972 943 902
2001 1011 1014 989 956 919

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bhor

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ashimpi 1850 Bhor 994
Nanavale 1733
Kondgaon 1561
Salungan 1417
Chikhalavade 1345
Varodi Kh. 1330
Bhandravali 1308
Shilimb 1278
Karanjgaon 1239
Mhasar Kh. 1211

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 75 thousand are male and about 60 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhor is 81%. 90% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhor

Total Male Female
Change 6.2% 3.3% 8.7%
2011 81.4% 90% 72.7%
2001 75.2% 86.7% 64%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bhor

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bhabavadi 99 Bhor 91
Bare Kh. 93
Panjalwadi 92
Gunand 90
Nhavi 90
Khadki 89
Shindewadi 89
Didghar 89
Kasurdi (Khedebare) 89
Khanapur 89

Workers profile

Bhor has 48% (about 89 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 38% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhor

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47.8% 41% 6.8% 52.2%
Male 57.1% 51.9% 5.2% 42.9%
Female 38.2% 29.8% 8.3% 61.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bhor

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bhongvali 21.5 Bhor 8.4
Rayari 16.7
Kambare 13.6
Male 11.3
Tambhad 10.5
Utroli 10
Mhasar Bk. 9.8
Karandi (Khedebar) 9.4
Kurungvadi 9.4
Kondgaon 9.3