Sagwara Municipality, with population of about 29 thousand is Sagwara sub district's only municipality located in Sagwara sub district of Dungarpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Sagwara municipality is 7 km2. Population density of the city is 4206 persons per km2. There are 25 wards in the city, among them Sagwara Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 1803 and Sagwara Ward No 21 is the least populous ward with population of 341.

Nearest railway station is Dungarpur which is 45 km far from here. Sagwara is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Dungarpur which is 45 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 550 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 760 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 2.3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 29 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (50%) are male and about 15 thousand (50%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 28% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sagwara municipality is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 6195 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sagwara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29,439 18,012 3,319 8,108 3,788
Male 14,704 8,960 1,666 4,078 2,064
Female 14,735 9,052 1,653 4,030 1,724

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 8% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 968 in Muslims are 1170 and in Jains are 975.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sagwara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 29,439 21,616 5,379 42 18 19 2,352 1 12
Male 14,704 10,986 2,479 20 11 8 1,191 1 8
Female 14,735 10,630 2,900 22 7 11 1,161 0 4

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -5.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 31 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is -5.6% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of -5.3%. General caste population has increased by 0.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -24% and child population has decreased by -23.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sagwara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5.4% 0.3% 32.3% -24% -23.3%
Male -5.3% 1.3% 27.2% -24.1% -20.8%
Female -5.6% -0.7% 37.9% -23.9% -26%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1002 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1010, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 988. There are 835 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 58 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sagwara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -21 77 3 -58
2011 1002 1010 992 988 835
2001 1005 1031 915 985 893

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9262 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sagwara is 79%. 88% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sagwara

Total Male Female
Change 10.1% 7.2% 13.1%
2011 79.4% 87.9% 71.2%
2001 69.3% 80.7% 58.1%

Workers profile

Sagwara has 33% (9724) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 16% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sagwara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33% 24.3% 8.7% 67%
Male 50.2% 41.2% 9% 49.8%
Female 15.9% 7.4% 8.4% 84.1%