Bhambed Village, with population of 2679 is Lanja sub district's the most populous village, located in Lanja sub district of Ratnagiri district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Bhambed village is 17 km2 and it is the 5th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 162 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Rajapur and distance from Bhambed village to Rajapur is 30 km. Lanja is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 62 km. District head quarter of the village is Ratnagiri which is 62 km away. 0.27 square kilometer (2%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2679 people, among them 1262 (47%) are male and 1417 (53%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhambed village is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 663 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1123 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1127, in schedule caste is 1063 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 910 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1871 people in the village are literate, among them 1012 are male and 859 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhambed is 77%. 90% of male and 66% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Bhambed has 49% (1311) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 44% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.