Barmer District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Rajasthan) - Census 2011

Barmer district of Rajasthan has total population of 2,603,751 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,369,022 are males while 1,234,729 are females. In 2011 there were total 451,629 families residing in Barmer district. The Average Sex Ratio of Barmer district is 902.

Barmer district, Rajasthan

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7% people lives in Urban areas while 93% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.2% while that in the rural areas is 54.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Barmer district is 899 while that of Rural areas is 902.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barmer district is 501522 which is 19% of the total population. There are 263356 male children and 238166 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barmer is 904 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (902) of Barmer district.

The total literacy rate of Barmer district is 56.53%. The male literacy rate is 57.23% and the female literacy rate is 32.79% in Barmer district.

Population
2,603,751
Literacy
56.53%
Sex Ratio
902

To facilitate the administration, Barmer district is further divided into 8 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Barmer Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Barmer district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 501,522 263,356 238,166
Literacy 56.53% 57.23% 32.79%
Scheduled Caste 436,414 228,431 207,983
Scheduled Tribe 176,257 92,610 83,647
Illiterate 1,415,429 585,561 829,868

Caste-wise Population - Barmer district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.8% of total population in Barmer district of Rajasthan.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 436,414 228,431 207,983
Schedule Tribe 176,257 92,610 83,647

Religion-wise Population - Barmer district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,244,882 (86.22%) 1,181,984 1,062,898
Muslim 321,192 (12.34%) 167,592 153,600
Christian 1,157 (0.04%) 614 543
Sikh 450 (0.02%) 290 160
Buddhist 157 (0.01%) 87 70
Jain 34,010 (1.31%) 17,453 16,557
Other Religion 34 (0%) 17 17
No Religion Specified 1,869 (0.07%) 985 884

Literacy Rate - Barmer district

The total literacy rate of Barmer district was 56.53% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.11% of Rajasthan. Population-wise, out of total 1,188,322 literates, males were 783,461 while females were 404,861. Also the male literacy rate was 70.86% and the female literacy rate was 40.63% in Barmer district.

  Barmer district Rajasthan
Female 40.63% 52.12%
Male 70.86% 79.19%
Total 56.53% 66.11%

Sex Ratio - Barmer district

The Sex Ratio of Barmer district is 902 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 902 females in Barmer district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 904 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 902 ) of Barmer district.


Population Density - Barmer district

The total area of Barmer district is 28,387 km2. Thus the density of Barmer district is 92 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 67 sq. km. area is under urban region while 28,320 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Barmer district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Barmer, 6.98% people lived in urban regions while 93.02% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 181,837 out of which 95,773 were males while remaining 86,064 were females. In rural areas of Barmer, male population was 1,273,249 while female population was 1,148,665.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Barmer was 899 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Barmer was 896 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Barmer were 26,304 which is 14.47% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Barmer was 902 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Barmer was 905 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Barmer for urban regions was 78.22 percent in which males were 88.63% literate while female literacy stood at 66.64%. The total literate population of Barmer was 1,188,322. Similarly in rural areas of Barmer, the average literacy rate was 54.79 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.44% and 38.55% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Barmer were 1,066,665.

Rural Urban
Population % 93.02% 6.98%
Total population 2,421,914 181,837
Male population 1,273,249 95,773
Female population 1,148,665 86,064
Sex ratio 902 899
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 905 896
Child population 475,218 26,304
Literates 1,066,665 121,657
Average literacy 54.79% 78.22%
Male literacy 69.44% 88.63%
Female literacy 38.55% 66.64%

Child Population - Barmer district

According to Census 2011, there were 501,522 children between age 0 to 6 years in Barmer district. Out of which 263,356 were male while 238,166 were female.


Working Population - Barmer district

In Barmer district out of total population, 1,202,482 were engaged in work activities. 61.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 38.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,202,482 workers engaged in Main Work, 459,715 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 50,355 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 741,367 526,455 214,912
Cultivators 459,715 296,296 163,419
Agriculture Labourer 50,355 32,003 18,352
Household Industries 17,364 13,077 4,287
Other Workers 213,933 185,079 28,854
Marginal Workers 461,115 169,785 291,330
Non Working 1,401,269 672,782 728,487

Barmer district Map


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