Mahe Taluk Commune Panchayat, with population of about 42 thousand is Mahe district's only sub district, located in Mahe district of the state Puducherry in India.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Mahe Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 42 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (46%) are male and about 23 thousand (54%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahe Taluk commune panchayat is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 7420 households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

100% population of Mahe Taluk commune panchayat live in the Mahe Taluk Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahe Taluk

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 41,816 41,672 144 0 4,553
Male 19,143 19,066 77 0 2,302
Female 22,673 22,606 67 0 2,251

Most populated Cities in Mahe Taluk

Cities
Name Population
Mahe 41816

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 67% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 31% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1204 in Muslims are 1148 and in Christians are 1138.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahe Taluk

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 41,816 27,940 12,856 958 3 21 14 3 21
Male 19,143 12,679 5,986 448 2 8 7 2 11
Female 22,673 15,261 6,870 510 1 13 7 1 10

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1184 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1186, in schedule caste is 870. There are 978 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.

Cities with highest sex ratio in Mahe Taluk

Cities
Name Sex Ratio
Mahe 1184

Literacy

Total about 36 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 20 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahe Taluk is 98%. 99% of male and 97% of female population are literate here.

Cities with highest literacy rate in Mahe Taluk

Cities
Name Literacy Rate %
Mahe 98

Workers profile

Mahe Taluk has 28% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 12% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahe Taluk

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 28.2% 24.9% 3.3% 71.8%
Male 47.5% 43.3% 4.2% 52.5%
Female 11.9% 9.3% 2.6% 88.1%

Biggest Cities in Mahe Taluk

Cities
Name Area (Km2)
Mahe 9