Deshnoke (M) Municipality, with population of about 18 thousand is Bikaner sub district's only municipality located in Bikaner sub district of Bikaner district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Deshnoke (M) municipality is 5 km2. Population density of the city is 3694 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Deshnoke Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 1592 and Deshnoke Ward No 14 is the least populous ward with population of 430.

Nearest railway station is Deshnoke which is within the city. Bikaner is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 30 km. District head quarter of the city is Bikaner which is 30 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 360 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 260 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46.1°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 9534 (52%) are male and 8936 (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Deshnoke (M) municipality is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2995 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Deshnoke (M)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,470 13,660 4,772 38 2,912
Male 9,534 7,019 2,492 23 1,529
Female 8,936 6,641 2,280 15 1,383

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Jains which contribute 7% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 6% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 934 in Jains are 1019 and in Muslims are 903.

Religion wise population 2011 - Deshnoke (M)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 18,470 15,948 1,132 4 7 2 1,371 0 6
Male 9,534 8,247 595 2 5 1 679 0 5
Female 8,936 7,701 537 2 2 1 692 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 18% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 16.8% which is -2.3% lower than male population growth rate of 19.1%. General caste population has increased by 14.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 375% and child population has decreased by -2.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Deshnoke (M)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18% 14.2% 29.4% 375% -2.9%
Male 19.1% 15.2% 30.6% 475% 0.3%
Female 16.8% 13.2% 28% 275% -6.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 937 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 915 and in schedule tribe is 652. There are 905 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 63 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Deshnoke (M)

Total General SC ST Child
Change -19 -16 -18 -348 -63
2011 937 946 915 652 905
2001 956 962 933 1000 968

Literacy

Total about 10 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6079 are male and 4307 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Deshnoke (M) is 67%. 76% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Deshnoke (M)

Total Male Female
Change 3.9% 1.9% 5.8%
2011 66.8% 75.9% 57%
2001 62.9% 74% 51.2%

Workers profile

Deshnoke (M) has 28% (5187) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 7% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Deshnoke (M)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28.1% 23.8% 4.3% 71.9%
Male 47.6% 41.8% 5.9% 52.4%
Female 7.2% 4.5% 2.7% 92.8%