Kolayat (CT) Census Town, with population of 9684 is Kolayat sub district's only census town located in Kolayat sub district of Bikaner district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kolayat (CT) census town is 5 km2. Population density of the census town is 1937 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kolayat Ward No 01 and the population of Kolayat Ward No 01 is 9684.

Nearest railway station is Kolayat which is within the census town. Kolayat is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Bikaner which is 55 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the census town and is 350 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 280 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 9684 people, among them 5109 (53%) are male and 4575 (47%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 36% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolayat (CT) census town is 17%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1664 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolayat (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,684 6,168 3,489 27 1,682
Male 5,109 3,303 1,793 13 890
Female 4,575 2,865 1,696 14 792

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 899 in Muslims are 882 and in Sikhs are 680.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kolayat (CT)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 9,684 9,220 320 5 126 1 6 0 6
Male 5,109 4,855 170 2 75 0 3 0 4
Female 4,575 4,365 150 3 51 1 3 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 31.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7346. Female population growth rate of the census town is 35.2% which is 6.3% higher than male population growth rate of 28.9%. General caste population has increased by 23.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 48.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 92.9% and child population has increased by 14.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolayat (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31.8% 23.8% 48.5% 92.9% 14.2%
Male 28.9% 21.2% 45.8% 85.7% 14.2%
Female 35.2% 26.9% 51.6% 100% 14.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 867, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 1077. There are 890 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolayat (CT)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 41 39 36 77 -1
2011 895 867 946 1077 890
2001 854 828 910 1000 891

Literacy

Total 4857 people in the census town are literate, among them 2989 are male and 1868 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolayat (CT) is 61%. 71% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolayat (CT)

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 3.2% 5.3%
2011 60.7% 70.8% 49.4%
2001 56.9% 67.6% 44.1%

Workers profile

Kolayat (CT) has 38% (3686) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 26% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolayat (CT)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.1% 31.5% 6.6% 61.9%
Male 49.1% 46% 3.2% 50.9%
Female 25.7% 15.3% 10.4% 74.3%