Thane City Population 2024

Thane city is located in the Maharashtra state of India & the taluka of Thane District. It is governed by the Municipal Corporation under the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. With a population of close to 2 million, Thane city is the 15th most populated city in India. As per the provisional data of the 2011 census, Thane City had a population of 1,841,448 (18.41 Lakh).

Estimated Population of Thane 2024 – 25 lakh or 2.5 million

Thane City Census 20112024 Estimates
Total Population1,841,448 (18.41 Lakh)25 lakh
Male Population975,39913.1 Lakh
Female Population866,08911.9 Lakh
Thane Demography2011 Census
Literates Persons1,458,796
Average Literacy (%)89.41%
% of Male Literates92.14%
% of Female Literates86.33%
Sex Ratio888
Child Sex Ratio908
Children (0-6 years)209,879

Religion in Thane City

As per the Census 2011, Hinduism is the majority religion in Thane city with 73.91 % followers. Islam is the second most popular religion in the city of Thane with approximately 17.96 % following it. In Thane city, Christianity is followed by 1.88 %, Jainism by 1.40 %, Sikhism by 0.32 %, and Buddhism by 4.18 %. Around 0.11 % stated ‘Other Religion’, and approximately 0.24 % stated ‘No Particular Religion’.

Not Stated0.24%

Source: Census 2011

Demographics details


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 an area is 147 sq. km.


The average literacy rate of Thane Thane City in 2011 was 89.41%. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 92.14% and 86.33% respectively. The 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 the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 908 girls per 1000 boys


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

Thane City Population 2024 | Religion in Thane City

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