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| Last Updated:: 15/02/2016

Maharashtra Urban -Rural Population


Population    >   2014-15


Maharashtra Urban Population 2011

Out of total population of Maharashtra, 45.22% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 50,818,259 of which 26,704,022 are males and while remaining 24,114,237 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 45.22 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of Maharashtra was 903 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 899 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Maharashtra were 5,637,563. Of total population in urban region, 11.09 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in Maharashtra for Urban regions was 88.69 percent in which males were 92.12% literate while female literacy stood at 75.75%. Total literates in urban region of Maharashtra were 40,071,529.

Maharashtra Rural Population 2011

Of the total population of Maharashtra state, around 54.78 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 31,539,034 and 30,017,040 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Maharashtra state was 61,556,074. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 54.78%.

In rural regions of Maharashtra state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 952 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 890 girls per 1000 boys. In Maharashtra, 7,688,954 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 12.49 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of Maharashtra, literacy rate for males and female stood at 85.15 % and 64.80 %. Average literacy rate in Maharashtra for rural areas was 77.01 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 41,482,761.

Source: census 2011