Maharashtra Population - Census India 2011

Maharashtra is one of state in India with population of 11,23,74,333. There are 35 districts, 357 Talukas, 43,665 villages and 537 towns in Maharashtra.

As per the Census India 2011, Maharashtra has 2,44,21,519 households, population of 11,23,74,333 of which 5,82,43,056 are males and 5,41,31,277 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,33,26,517 which is 11.86% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Maharashtra state is around 929 compared to 943 which is national average of India. The literacy rate of Maharashtra state is 72.57% out of which 77.7% males are literate and 67.05% females are literate. The total area of Maharashtra is 3,07,713 sq.km with population density of 365 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 54.78% of population lives in Urban area and 45.22% lives in Rural area. There are 11.81% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 9.35% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Maharashtra.

Maharashtra Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total11,23,74,333100%
Hindu8,97,03,05779.83%
Muslim1,29,71,15211.54%
Buddhist65,31,2005.81%
Jain14,00,3491.25%
Christian10,80,0730.96%
Religion not stated2,86,2900.25%
Sikh2,23,2470.2%
Other religions and persuasions1,78,9650.16%

Maharashtra Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)9,084.252,98,628.75
Number of households1,12,06,7811,32,14,738
Total Population5,08,18,2596,15,56,074
Population (%)52.55%48.76%
Male Population2,67,04,0223,15,39,034
Female Population2,41,14,2373,00,17,040
Sex Ratio903952
Literacy (%)78.85%67.39%

List of Districts in Maharashtra

Check out complete list of all districts in Maharashtra
DistrictPopulationArea (km2)Po. DensitySex-ratio
Thane1,10,60,1489,5581157886
Pune94,29,40815,643603915
Mumbai Suburban93,56,96244620980860
Nashik61,07,18715,530393934
Nagpur46,53,5709,892470951
Ahmadnagar45,43,15917,048266939
Solapur43,17,75614,895290938
Jalgaon42,29,91711,765360925
Kolhapur38,76,0017,685504957
Aurangabad37,01,28210,130.89365923
Nanded33,61,29210,528319943
Mumbai30,85,41115719652832
Satara30,03,74110,480287988
Amravati28,88,44512,210237951
Sangli28,22,1438,572329966
Yavatmal27,72,34813,582204952
Raigarh26,34,2007,152368959
Buldana25,86,2589,661268934
Bid25,85,04910,693242916
Latur24,54,1967,157343928
Chandrapur22,04,30711,443193961
Dhule20,50,8627,195285946
Jalna19,59,0467,694.11255937
Parbhani18,36,0866,214295947
Akola18,13,9065,672.81320946
Osmanabad16,57,5767,569219924
Nandurbar16,48,2955,955277978
Ratnagiri16,15,0698,2081971122
Gondiya13,22,5075,234253999
Wardha13,00,7746,309206946
Bhandara12,00,3344,087294982
Washim11,97,1604,901.19244930
Hingoli11,77,3454,827244942
Gadchiroli10,72,94214,41274982
Sindhudurg8,49,6515,2071631036

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Maharashtra Population Facts

Number of Households2,44,21,519
Population11,23,74,333
Male Population5,82,43,056 (51.83%)
Female Population5,41,31,277 (48.17%)
Children Population1,33,26,517
Area3,07,713 km2
Population density/km2365
Sex-ratio929
Literacy72.57%
Male Literacy77.7%
Female Literacy67.05%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %9.35%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %11.81%

Map of Maharashtra

Big Cities

Greater Mumbai93,56,962
Pune31,24,458
Mumbai30,85,411
Nagpur24,05,665
Thane18,41,488
Pimpri Chinchwad17,27,692
Nashik14,86,053
Kalyan-Dombivli12,47,327
Vasai-Virar City12,22,390
Aurangabad11,75,116