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

Jodhpur district of Rajasthan has total population of 3,687,165 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,923,928 are males while 1,763,237 are females. In 2011 there were total 649,013 families residing in Jodhpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jodhpur district is 916.

Jodhpur district, Rajasthan

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 34.3% people lives in Urban areas while 65.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.4% while that in the rural areas is 58.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jodhpur district is 906 while that of Rural areas is 922.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jodhpur district is 606490 which is 16% of the total population. There are 320731 male children and 285759 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jodhpur is 891 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (916) of Jodhpur district.

The total literacy rate of Jodhpur district is 65.94%. The male literacy rate is 65.79% and the female literacy rate is 43.43% in Jodhpur district.

Population
3,687,165
Literacy
65.94%
Sex Ratio
916

To facilitate the administration, Jodhpur district is further divided into 7 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Jodhpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 606,490 320,731 285,759
Literacy 65.94% 65.79% 43.43%
Scheduled Caste 608,024 315,199 292,825
Scheduled Tribe 118,924 61,969 56,955
Illiterate 1,655,633 658,175 997,458

Caste-wise Population - Jodhpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.2% of total population in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 608,024 315,199 292,825
Schedule Tribe 118,924 61,969 56,955

Religion-wise Population - Jodhpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,224,399 (87.45%) 1,684,312 1,540,087
Muslim 411,558 (11.16%) 213,249 198,309
Christian 6,035 (0.16%) 3,119 2,916
Sikh 4,123 (0.11%) 2,319 1,804
Buddhist 514 (0.01%) 256 258
Jain 36,697 (1%) 18,555 18,142
Other Religion 80 (0%) 43 37
No Religion Specified 3,759 (0.1%) 2,075 1,684

Literacy Rate - Jodhpur district

The total literacy rate of Jodhpur district was 65.94% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.11% of Rajasthan. Population-wise, out of total 2,031,532 literates, males were 1,265,753 while females were 765,779. Also the male literacy rate was 78.95% and the female literacy rate was 51.83% in Jodhpur district.

  Jodhpur district Rajasthan
Female 51.83% 52.12%
Male 78.95% 79.19%
Total 65.94% 66.11%

Sex Ratio - Jodhpur district

The Sex Ratio of Jodhpur district is 916 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 916 females in Jodhpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 891 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 916 ) of Jodhpur district.


Population Density - Jodhpur district

The total area of Jodhpur district is 22,850 km2. Thus the density of Jodhpur district is 161 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 256 sq. km. area is under urban region while 22,594 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Jodhpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jodhpur, 34.3% people lived in urban regions while 65.7% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,264,614 out of which 663,600 were males while remaining 601,014 were females. In rural areas of Jodhpur, male population was 1,260,328 while female population was 1,162,223.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jodhpur was 906 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jodhpur was 888 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jodhpur were 164,535 which is 13.01% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jodhpur was 922 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jodhpur was 892 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Jodhpur for urban regions was 79.38 percent in which males were 86.75% literate while female literacy stood at 71.26%. The total literate population of Jodhpur was 2,031,532. Similarly in rural areas of Jodhpur, the average literacy rate was 58.48 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.57% and 41.16% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jodhpur were 1,158,340.

Rural Urban
Population % 65.7% 34.3%
Total population 2,422,551 1,264,614
Male population 1,260,328 663,600
Female population 1,162,223 601,014
Sex ratio 922 906
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 892 888
Child population 441,955 164,535
Literates 1,158,340 873,192
Average literacy 58.48% 79.38%
Male literacy 74.57% 86.75%
Female literacy 41.16% 71.26%

Child Population - Jodhpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 606,490 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jodhpur district. Out of which 320,731 were male while 285,759 were female.


Working Population - Jodhpur district

In Jodhpur district out of total population, 1,489,741 were engaged in work activities. 70.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,489,741 workers engaged in Main Work, 398,287 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 103,001 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,056,479 803,328 253,151
Cultivators 398,287 253,197 145,090
Agriculture Labourer 103,001 62,642 40,359
Household Industries 32,550 25,789 6,761
Other Workers 522,641 461,700 60,941
Marginal Workers 433,262 161,775 271,487
Non Working 2,197,424 958,825 1,238,599

Jodhpur district Map


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