Palghar is a Municipal Council city in district of Thane, Maharashtra. The Palghar city is divided into 25 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Palghar Municipal Council has population of 68,930 of which 36,523 are males while 32,407 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 8139 which is 11.81 % of total population of Palghar (M Cl). In Palghar Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 887 against state average of 929. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Palghar is around 933 compared to Maharashtra state average of 894. Literacy rate of Palghar city is 87.90 % higher than state average of 82.34 %. In Palghar, Male literacy is around 91.80 % while female literacy rate is 83.47 %.
Palghar Municipal Council has total administration over 16,273 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Palghar Caste Factor
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 14.10 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 4.96 % of total population in Palghar (M Cl).
Palghar Work Profile
Out of total population, 27,786 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 21,327 were males while 6,459 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 27786 working population, 90.61 % were engaged in Main Work while 9.39 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Palghar 2019 Population
The next census for Palghar Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.