Viratnagar Municipality, with population of about 21 thousand is Viratnagar sub district's only municipality located in Viratnagar sub district of Jaipur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Viratnagar municipality is 31 km2. Population density of the city is 662 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Viratnagar Ward No 17 is the most populous ward with population of 1465 and Viratnagar Ward No 10 is the least populous ward with population of 660.

Nearest railway station is Alwar which is 60 km far from here. Viratnagar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jaipur which is 90 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 90 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 673.9 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 2.1°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (52%) are male and 9771 (48%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Viratnagar municipality is 17%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 3300 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Viratnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,568 17,248 2,191 1,129 3,505
Male 10,797 9,025 1,149 623 1,915
Female 9,771 8,223 1,042 506 1,590

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 903 in Muslims are 948.

Religion wise population 2011 - Viratnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 20,568 19,861 372 9 1 0 307 0 18
Male 10,797 10,435 191 5 0 0 158 0 8
Female 9,771 9,426 181 4 1 0 149 0 10

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 19.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 19.3% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 19.3%. General caste population has increased by 17.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19.6% and child population has decreased by -1.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Viratnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.3% 17.2% 38.7% 19.6% -1.4%
Male 19.3% 17.1% 37.9% 21% 2.6%
Female 19.3% 17.3% 39.5% 17.9% -5.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 907 and in schedule tribe is 812. There are 830 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 76 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Viratnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 1 10 -21 -76
2011 905 911 907 812 830
2001 905 910 897 833 906

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 7552 are male and 4340 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Viratnagar is 70%. 85% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Viratnagar

Total Male Female
Change 7.7% 5.0% 11.0%
2011 69.7% 85% 53%
2001 62% 80% 42%

Workers profile

Viratnagar has 34% (7062) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 23% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Viratnagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.3% 24.1% 10.2% 65.7%
Male 44.8% 36.5% 8.3% 55.2%
Female 22.7% 10.4% 12.3% 77.3%