Kota Municipal Corporation, with population of about 10 lakh is Ladpura sub district's only municipal corporation located in Ladpura sub district of Kota district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kota municipal corporation is 527 km2. Population density of the city is 1901 persons per km2. There are 60 wards in the city, among them Kota Ward No 05 is the most populous ward with population of about 34 thousand and Kota Ward No 45 is the least populous ward with population of 7202.

Nearest railway station is Kota which is within the city. Ladpura is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 5 km. District head quarter of the city is Kota. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 250 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 680.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 7.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 10 lakh people, among them about 5.3 lakh (53%) are male and about 4.7 lakh (47%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kota municipal corporation is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2.1 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kota

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,001,694 770,077 182,807 48,810 121,634
Male 528,601 406,681 95,505 26,415 64,525
Female 473,093 363,396 87,302 22,395 57,109

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 885 in Muslims are 941 and in Jains are 922.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kota

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,001,694 806,364 158,919 4,208 8,605 180 21,697 266 1,455
Male 528,601 427,681 81,867 2,191 4,567 100 11,291 144 760
Female 473,093 378,683 77,052 2,017 4,038 80 10,406 122 695

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 44.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 45.2% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 43.5%. General caste population has increased by 37.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 70.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 78.4% and child population has increased by 27% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kota

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 44.3% 37.5% 70.8% 78.4% 27%
Male 43.5% 36.7% 70.6% 75.7% 27.9%
Female 45.2% 38.4% 71% 81.8% 26%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 894, in schedule caste is 914 and in schedule tribe is 848. There are 885 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kota

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 12 2 29 -14
2011 895 894 914 848 885
2001 884 882 912 819 899

Literacy

Total about 7.3 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 4.2 lakh are male and about 3.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kota is 83%. 89% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kota

Total Male Female
Change 2.3% 0.6% 4.3%
2011 82.8% 89.5% 75.3%
2001 80.5% 88.9% 71%

Workers profile

Kota has 33% (about 3.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 12% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kota

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.8% 29.4% 3.4% 67.2%
Male 51.2% 47.4% 3.9% 48.8%
Female 12.2% 9.4% 2.8% 87.8%