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

Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan has total population of 669,919 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 361,708 are males while 308,211 are females. In 2011 there were total 117,171 families residing in Jaisalmer district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jaisalmer district is 852.

Jaisalmer district, Rajasthan

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.3% people lives in Urban areas while 86.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78% while that in the rural areas is 53.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jaisalmer district is 807 while that of Rural areas is 859.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jaisalmer district is 130463 which is 19% of the total population. There are 69610 male children and 60853 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jaisalmer is 874 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (852) of Jaisalmer district.

The total literacy rate of Jaisalmer district is 57.22%. The male literacy rate is 58.17% and the female literacy rate is 31.87% in Jaisalmer district.

Population
669,919
Literacy
57.22%
Sex Ratio
852

To facilitate the administration, Jaisalmer district is further divided into 3 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Jaisalmer Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 130,463 69,610 60,853
Literacy 57.22% 58.17% 31.87%
Scheduled Caste 99,134 52,776 46,358
Scheduled Tribe 42,429 22,497 19,932
Illiterate 361,266 151,293 209,973

Caste-wise Population - Jaisalmer district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.3% of total population in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 99,134 52,776 46,358
Schedule Tribe 42,429 22,497 19,932

Religion-wise Population - Jaisalmer district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 497,045 (74.19%) 270,984 226,061
Muslim 168,129 (25.1%) 87,960 80,169
Christian 874 (0.13%) 549 325
Sikh 1,723 (0.26%) 1,065 658
Buddhist 98 (0.01%) 60 38
Jain 1,521 (0.23%) 791 730
Other Religion 34 (0.01%) 14 20
No Religion Specified 495 (0.07%) 285 210

Literacy Rate - Jaisalmer district

The total literacy rate of Jaisalmer district was 57.22% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.11% of Rajasthan. Population-wise, out of total 308,653 literates, males were 210,415 while females were 98,238. Also the male literacy rate was 72.04% and the female literacy rate was 39.71% in Jaisalmer district.

  Jaisalmer district Rajasthan
Female 39.71% 52.12%
Male 72.04% 79.19%
Total 57.22% 66.11%

Sex Ratio - Jaisalmer district

The Sex Ratio of Jaisalmer district is 852 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 852 females in Jaisalmer district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 874 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 852 ) of Jaisalmer district.


Population Density - Jaisalmer district

The total area of Jaisalmer district is 38,401 km2. Thus the density of Jaisalmer district is 17 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 70 sq. km. area is under urban region while 38,331 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Jaisalmer district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jaisalmer, 13.29% people lived in urban regions while 86.71% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 89,025 out of which 49,261 were males while remaining 39,764 were females. In rural areas of Jaisalmer, male population was 312,447 while female population was 268,447.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jaisalmer was 807 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jaisalmer was 881 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jaisalmer were 12,936 which is 14.53% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jaisalmer was 859 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jaisalmer was 873 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Jaisalmer for urban regions was 78.02 percent in which males were 87.44% literate while female literacy stood at 66.17%. The total literate population of Jaisalmer was 308,653. Similarly in rural areas of Jaisalmer, the average literacy rate was 53.8 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.42% and 35.54% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jaisalmer were 249,289.

Rural Urban
Population % 86.71% 13.29%
Total population 580,894 89,025
Male population 312,447 49,261
Female population 268,447 39,764
Sex ratio 859 807
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 873 881
Child population 117,527 12,936
Literates 249,289 59,364
Average literacy 53.8% 78.02%
Male literacy 69.42% 87.44%
Female literacy 35.54% 66.17%

Child Population - Jaisalmer district

According to Census 2011, there were 130,463 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jaisalmer district. Out of which 69,610 were male while 60,853 were female.


Working Population - Jaisalmer district

In Jaisalmer district out of total population, 288,903 were engaged in work activities. 60.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 288,903 workers engaged in Main Work, 76,728 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14,731 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 175,383 137,757 37,626
Cultivators 76,728 54,047 22,681
Agriculture Labourer 14,731 10,254 4,477
Household Industries 4,573 3,444 1,129
Other Workers 79,351 70,012 9,339
Marginal Workers 113,520 44,808 68,712
Non Working 381,016 179,143 201,873

Jaisalmer district Map


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