Dungargarh (M) Municipality, with population of about 53 thousand is Sridungargarh sub district's only municipality located in Sridungargarh sub district of Bikaner district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Dungargarh (M) municipality is 6 km2. Population density of the city is 9333 persons per km2. There are 30 wards in the city, among them Dungargarh Ward No 11 is the most populous ward with population of 3163 and Dungargarh Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 592.

Nearest railway station is Dungargarh which is within the city. Dungargarh is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Bikaner which is 70 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 287 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 361 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 1°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 53 thousand people, among them about 27 thousand (52%) are male and about 26 thousand (48%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dungargarh (M) municipality is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 8049 households in the city and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dungargarh (M)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53,294 47,822 5,031 441 8,042
Male 27,492 24,633 2,618 241 4,180
Female 25,802 23,189 2,413 200 3,862

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 20% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 934 in Muslims are 936 and in Jains are 1078.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dungargarh (M)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 53,294 40,824 10,500 28 7 1 1,918 0 16
Male 27,492 21,112 5,424 15 4 1 923 0 13
Female 25,802 19,712 5,076 13 3 0 995 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 18.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 45 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 17.4% which is -1.9% lower than male population growth rate of 19.3%. General caste population has increased by 16.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 72.3% and child population has increased by 2.2% in the city since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.4% 16.7% 33% 72.3% 2.2%
Male 19.3% 17.8% 31.8% 72.1% 6.5%
Female 17.4% 15.6% 34.3% 72.4% -2.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 939 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 922 and in schedule tribe is 830. There are 924 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 81 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

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

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 -18 17 1 -81
2011 939 941 922 830 924
2001 954 959 905 829 1005

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dungargarh (M) is 71%. 80% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

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

Total Male Female
Change -2.5% -2.6% -2.4%
2011 70.6% 80.2% 60.5%
2001 73.1% 82.8% 62.9%

Workers profile

Dungargarh (M) has 31% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 10% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dungargarh (M)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31% 25.9% 5.1% 69%
Male 50.5% 45.9% 4.6% 49.5%
Female 10.3% 4.5% 5.7% 89.7%