Jaisalmer Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jaisalmer district, Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Tehsil of Jaisalmer district has total population of 265,237 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 145,011 are males while 120,226 are females. In 2011 there were total 48,686 families residing in Jaisalmer Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Jaisalmer Tehsil is 829.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 24.7% people lives in Urban areas while 75.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.5% while that in the rural areas is 53.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jaisalmer Tehsil is 797 while that of Rural areas is 840.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jaisalmer Tehsil is 49191 which is 19% of the total population. There are 26113 male children and 23078 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jaisalmer Tehsil is 884 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 829 ) of Jaisalmer Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Jaisalmer Tehsil is 59.88%. The male literacy rate is 60.04% and the female literacy rate is 35.18% in Jaisalmer Tehsil.

Population
265,237
Literacy
59.88%
Sex Ratio
829

To facilitate the administration, Jaisalmer Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 375 villages.

Jaisalmer Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 49,191 26,113 23,078
Literacy 59.88% 60.04% 35.18%
Scheduled Caste 40,005 21,503 18,502
Scheduled Tribe 18,887 10,032 8,855
Illiterate 135,877 57,946 77,931

Caste-wise Population - Jaisalmer Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.1% of total population in Jaisalmer Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 40,005 21,503 18,502
Schedule Tribe 18,887 10,032 8,855

Religion-wise Population - Jaisalmer Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 199,455 (75.2%) 110,151 89,304
Muslim 63,086 (23.78%) 33,239 29,847
Christian 623 (0.23%) 409 214
Sikh 1,248 (0.47%) 758 490
Buddhist 87 (0.03%) 51 36
Jain 410 (0.15%) 211 199
Other Religion 20 (0.01%) 10 10
No Religion Specified 308 (0.12%) 182 126

Literacy Rate - Jaisalmer Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Jaisalmer Tehsil in 2011 were 59.88% in which, male and female literacy were 73.23% and 43.54% respectively. Total literate in Jaisalmer Tehsil were 129,360 of which male and female were 87,065 and 42,295 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Jaisalmer Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Jaisalmer Tehsil is 829 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 829 females in Jaisalmer Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 884 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 829 ) of Jaisalmer Tehsil.


Child Population - Jaisalmer Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 49,191 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jaisalmer Tehsil. Out of which 49,191 were male while 49,191 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Jaisalmer Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 12,809 families under Jaisalmer Tehsil living in urban areas while 12,809 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 24.7% of total population of Jaisalmer Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 75.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 9,293 while that in rural region is 39,898.

Total Urban Rural
Population 265,237 65,471 199,766
Children (0 - 6 years) 49,191 9,293 39,898
Schedule Caste 40,005 7,118 32,887
Schedule Tribe 18,887 3,454 15,433
Literacy 59.88% 78.46% 53.35%
Sex Ratio 829 797 840

Working Population - Jaisalmer Tehsil

In Jaisalmer Tehsil out of total population, 111,240 were engaged in work activities. 69.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 111,240 workers engaged in Main Work, 23,740 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,701 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 77,751 64,182 13,569
Cultivators 23,740 17,267 6,473
Agriculture Labourer 5,701 4,069 1,632
Household Industries 1,766 1,428 338
Other Workers 46,544 41,418 5,126
Marginal Workers 33,489 12,107 21,382
Non Working 153,997 68,722 85,275

Jaisalmer Tehsil Map


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