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

Bikaner district of Rajasthan has total population of 2,363,937 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,240,801 are males while 1,123,136 are females. In 2011 there were total 384,944 families residing in Bikaner district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bikaner district is 905.

Bikaner district, Rajasthan

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 33.9% people lives in Urban areas while 66.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78% while that in the rural areas is 58.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bikaner district is 909 while that of Rural areas is 903.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bikaner district is 400554 which is 17% of the total population. There are 209952 male children and 190602 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bikaner is 908 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (905) of Bikaner district.

The total literacy rate of Bikaner district is 65.13%. The male literacy rate is 63.06% and the female literacy rate is 44.2% in Bikaner district.

Population
2,363,937
Literacy
65.13%
Sex Ratio
905

To facilitate the administration, Bikaner 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.

Bikaner Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 400,554 209,952 190,602
Literacy 65.13% 63.06% 44.2%
Scheduled Caste 493,646 259,532 234,114
Scheduled Tribe 7,779 4,207 3,572
Illiterate 1,085,136 458,402 626,734

Caste-wise Population - Bikaner district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Bikaner district of Rajasthan.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 493,646 259,532 234,114
Schedule Tribe 7,779 4,207 3,572

Religion-wise Population - Bikaner district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,073,356 (87.71%) 1,090,379 982,977
Muslim 235,741 (9.97%) 121,562 114,179
Christian 1,901 (0.08%) 1,022 879
Sikh 20,072 (0.85%) 11,244 8,828
Buddhist 285 (0.01%) 160 125
Jain 30,850 (1.31%) 15,500 15,350
Other Religion 79 (0%) 40 39
No Religion Specified 1,653 (0.07%) 894 759

Literacy Rate - Bikaner district

The total literacy rate of Bikaner district was 65.13% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.11% of Rajasthan. Population-wise, out of total 1,278,801 literates, males were 782,399 while females were 496,402. Also the male literacy rate was 75.9% and the female literacy rate was 53.23% in Bikaner district.

  Bikaner district Rajasthan
Female 53.23% 52.12%
Male 75.9% 79.19%
Total 65.13% 66.11%

Sex Ratio - Bikaner district

The Sex Ratio of Bikaner district is 905 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 905 females in Bikaner district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 908 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 905 ) of Bikaner district.


Population Density - Bikaner district

The total area of Bikaner district is 30,239 km2. Thus the density of Bikaner district is 78 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 210 sq. km. area is under urban region while 30,029 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bikaner district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bikaner, 33.86% people lived in urban regions while 66.14% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 800,384 out of which 419,367 were males while remaining 381,017 were females. In rural areas of Bikaner, male population was 821,434 while female population was 742,119.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bikaner was 909 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bikaner was 906 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bikaner were 108,422 which is 13.55% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bikaner was 903 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bikaner was 909 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bikaner for urban regions was 77.98 percent in which males were 85.66% literate while female literacy stood at 69.54%. The total literate population of Bikaner was 1,278,801. Similarly in rural areas of Bikaner, the average literacy rate was 58.14 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 70.61% and 44.32% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bikaner were 739,204.

Rural Urban
Population % 66.14% 33.86%
Total population 1,563,553 800,384
Male population 821,434 419,367
Female population 742,119 381,017
Sex ratio 903 909
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 909 906
Child population 292,132 108,422
Literates 739,204 539,597
Average literacy 58.14% 77.98%
Male literacy 70.61% 85.66%
Female literacy 44.32% 69.54%

Child Population - Bikaner district

According to Census 2011, there were 400,554 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bikaner district. Out of which 209,952 were male while 190,602 were female.


Working Population - Bikaner district

In Bikaner district out of total population, 986,208 were engaged in work activities. 76.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 986,208 workers engaged in Main Work, 375,128 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 54,270 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 752,768 557,046 195,722
Cultivators 375,128 244,431 130,697
Agriculture Labourer 54,270 37,017 17,253
Household Industries 19,514 14,887 4,627
Other Workers 303,856 260,711 43,145
Marginal Workers 233,440 83,526 149,914
Non Working 1,377,729 600,229 777,500

Bikaner district Map


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