Population of Thane 2021 | Thane District Population

The Population of Thane City - 2021 | Population of Thane District

Thane city is located in the Maharashtra state of India & the taluka of Thane District. Its governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Mumbai Metropolitan Region. With a Population Close to 2 million, Thane city is the 15th most populated city in India. 

Thane City Population – Historic figures​

The first census took place in the year 1881 and the population of Thane at the time was 14,456. The Thane Municipal Corporation was established on 1st October 1982. It had a population of 7,90,000 as per the 1990 Census. The population has reached to about 14,00,000 (14 Lakhs) in the year 2001. 

Thane Population - Census 2011

As per the provisional data of the 2011 census, Thane City had a population of 18,41,448 (18.41 Lakhs) out of which the male population was 9,75,399 and the female population was 8,66,089 


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Thane for 2011 is 13000 people per sq. km. Thane city administers area is 147 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Thane Thane City in 2011 was 89.41%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 92.14% and 86.33% respectively. Total literate in Thane city was 7,93,360 of which 4,23,122 are males while 3,70,238 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Thane, it stood at 888 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 908 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 2,09,879 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 1,10,004 are boys while 99,875 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 908. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.40 % of the total population of Thane City.

Population of Thane City in 2021 - 21 lakhs (approx)

Thane City Census 2011
Total Population1,841,448 (18.41 Lakhs)
Male Population975,399
Female Population866,089
Total Literate1,458,796
Male Literate797,342
Female Literate661,454
Average Literacy (%)89.41%
% of Male Literates92.14 %
% of Female Literates86.33 %
Sex Ratio888
Child Sex Ratio908
Children (0-6 years)209,879
Boys (0-6yrs)110,004
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)99,875

Thane City Population - Historic figures

Population of Thane District- Census 2011

Thane, Kalyan, Murabd, Ulhasnagar, Ambarnath, Bhiwandi & Shahapur are tehsils of  the Thane District ( earlier Vasai Virar & Mira Bhaynder are also part of thane district )

Thane district is on the North of the Konkan division. According to census 2011, Its the most populated district of India. ( Later in 2014 it got burficated split into two districts). As per the provisional data of the 2011 census, Thane District had a population of 11,060,148 out of which the male population was 5,865,078 and the female population was 5,195,070. Literacy rate is 84.53% & sex ration (females per 1000) is 886.

In August 2014 the district was split into two with the creation of a new Palghar district, leaving the reduced Thane district with a 2011 Census population of 8,070,032. Now it’s third in the state of Maharashtra in terms of population. Major cities in the district are Thane, Navi Mumbai, Kalyan-Dombivli, Bhiwandi, Ulhasnagar, Ambarnath, Badlapur, Murbad, and Shahapur.

Population of Thane Taluka

In 2011, Thane Taluka (Tehsil) had a population of 3,787,036 persons

Population of Kalyan Taluka

In 2011, Kalyan Taluka (Tehsil) had a population of 1,565,417 persons

Population of Murbad Taluka

In 2011, Murbad Taluka (Tehsil) had a population of 190,652 persons

Population of Bhiwandi Taluka

In 2011, Bhiwandi Taluka (Tehsil) had a population of 11,41,386 persons

Population of Shaharpot Taluka

In 2011, Shahapur Taluka (Tehsil) had a population of 314,103 persons

Population of Ulhasnagar Taluka

In 2011, Ulhasnagar Taluka (Tehsil) had a population of 506,098 persons

Population of Ambarnath Taluka

In 2011, Ambarnath Taluka (Tehsil) had a population of 565,340 persons

Sources: Census 2011

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