Kherli (M) Municipality, with population of about 18 thousand is Kathumar sub district's only municipality located in Kathumar sub district of Alwar district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kherli (M) municipality is 6 km2. Population density of the city is 2939 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Kherli Ward No 19 is the most populous ward with population of 2184 and Kherli Ward No 06 is the least populous ward with population of 452.

Nearest railway station is Kherli which is within the city. Kathumar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 15 km. District head quarter of the city is Alwar which is 85 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 150 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 776.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4.2°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 9435 (54%) are male and 8199 (46%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kherli (M) municipality is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 3044 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kherli (M)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,634 15,782 1,316 536 2,049
Male 9,435 8,443 710 282 1,136
Female 8,199 7,339 606 254 913

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Jains which contribute 8% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 865 in Jains are 883 and in Muslims are 976.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kherli (M)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 17,634 15,870 405 0 15 0 1,337 1 6
Male 9,435 8,508 205 0 9 0 710 0 3
Female 8,199 7,362 200 0 6 0 627 1 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 13.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 14% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of 13.5%. General caste population has increased by 11.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 36%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34.7% and child population has decreased by -9.6% in the city since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.7% 11.6% 36% 34.7% -9.6%
Male 13.5% 11.8% 35% 22.6% -7.6%
Female 14% 11.5% 37.1% 51.2% -12%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 869 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 869, in schedule caste is 854 and in schedule tribe is 901. There are 804 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 39 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

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

Total General SC ST Child
Change 3 -3 14 171 -39
2011 869 869 854 901 804
2001 866 872 840 730 843

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 7797 are male and 5931 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kherli (M) is 88%. 94% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

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

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 0.1% 6.4%
2011 88.1% 94% 81.4%
2001 85.1% 93.9% 75%

Workers profile

Kherli (M) has 31% (5389) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 9% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kherli (M)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.6% 27.8% 2.8% 69.4%
Male 49.3% 47% 2.3% 50.7%
Female 9% 5.7% 3.3% 91%