Overview of the District
Geographical Area Climate and Rainfall Geographical Location
Population (Censes 2001) 0-6 Population Literacy Rates
Illiteracy Rates Scheduled Castes Scheduled Tribesn
Work Participation Rate Proportion of Main Workers Marginal Workers
Non Workers Cultivators Agricultural Labourers
Household Workers Other Workers Sex Ratio
Administrative Divisions    
Geographical Area
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Total Area 7,148 Thousand Hectare  
Climate & Rainfall
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Average Rainfall in District 3884.3 M.M.  
Minimum Temperature 16.1 Degree Celsius  
Maximum Temperature 40.4 Degree Celsius  
Geographical Location
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North Latitudes 17.51 to 19.80  
East Longitudes 72.51 to 73.40  
Population (2001 Census)
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Total 22.07 lacs  
Male 11.17 lacs  
Female 10.90 lacs  
Rural 16.73 lacs  
Male 8.34 lacs  
Female 8.39 lacs  
Urban 5.34 lacs  
Male 2.83 lacs  
Female 2.51 lacs  
0-6 Population
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Persons 3.1 lacs  
Males 1.6 lacs  
Females 1.5 lacs  
Literacy Rates (%)
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Total 77  
Male 86.1  
Female 67.7  
Illiteracy Rates (%)
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Total 39.6  
Male 30.9  
Female 48.5  
Scheduled Castes-Proportion (%)
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Total 2.4  
Male 2.4  
Female 2.4  
Scheduled Tribes-Proportion (%)
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Total 12.2  
Male 12.2  
Female 12.2  
Work Participation Rate (%)
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Total 41.4  
Male 52.7  
Female 29.8  
Proportion of Main Workers (%)
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Total 30.9  
Male 43.3  
Female 16.5  
Proportion of Marginal Workers (%)
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Total 11.3  
Male 9.4  
Female 13.3  
Proportion of Non Workers (%)
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Total 58.6  
Male 47.3  
Female 70.2  
Cultivators-Proportion of Total Workers (%)
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Total 28.6  
Male 21.8  
Female 40.9  
Agricultural Labourers-Proportion of Total Workers (%)
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Total 20.4  
Male 13.9  
Female 32.1  
Workers in Household Industry -Proportion of Total Workers (%)
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Total 2.7  
Male 2.3  
Female 3.2  
Workers in other then Household Industry -Proportion of Total Workers (%)
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Total 48.4  
Male 62.0  
Female 23.8  
Sex Ratio
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Female per 1000 Males 976  
Household size 5.0  
Administrative Divisions
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Revenue Subdivisons Alibag, Panvel, Mangaon, Mahad  
Tahasil Offices Alibag, Pen, Murud, Panvel, Uran, Karjat, Khalapur, Mangaon, Roha,Sudhagadh, Tala, Mahad, Mhasala, Shrivardhan, Poladpur  
Municipal Councils 11  
Panchayat  Samities Alibag, Pen, Murud, Panvel, Uran, Karjat, Khalapur, Mangaon, Roha,Sudhagadh, Tala, Mahad, Mhasala, Shrivardhan, Poladpur  
Gram Panchayats 821 Nos.  
Villages 1919 Nos.