Chomu Municipality, with population of about 64 thousand is Chomu sub district's only municipality located in Chomu sub district of Jaipur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chomu municipality is 23 km2. Population density of the city is 2859 persons per km2. There are 30 wards in the city, among them Chomu Ward No 29 is the most populous ward with population of 3709 and Chomu Ward No 13 is the least populous ward with population of 1144.

Nearest railway station is Chomu which is within the city. Chomu is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jaipur which is 35 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 35 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 700 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 64 thousand people, among them about 34 thousand (53%) are male and about 31 thousand (47%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chomu municipality is 14%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 9921 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chomu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 64,417 57,047 6,324 1,046 8,971
Male 33,850 30,020 3,276 554 5,027
Female 30,567 27,027 3,048 492 3,944

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 899 in Muslims are 937.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chomu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 64,417 55,469 8,528 49 28 3 296 0 44
Male 33,850 29,216 4,402 27 19 1 158 0 27
Female 30,567 26,253 4,126 22 9 2 138 0 17

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 27% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 51 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 26.9% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 27.1%. General caste population has increased by 24.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 50.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 72.9% and child population has increased by 7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chomu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27% 24.3% 50.9% 72.9% 7%
Male 27.1% 24.2% 51.7% 80.5% 15.2%
Female 26.9% 24.3% 49.9% 65.1% -1.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 903 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 930 and in schedule tribe is 888. There are 785 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 136 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chomu

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 0 -12 -83 -136
2011 903 900 930 888 785
2001 904 900 942 971 921

Literacy

Total about 44 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 26 thousand are male and about 18 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chomu is 79%. 90% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chomu

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 2.2% 10.1%
2011 79.4% 90.2% 67.6%
2001 73.5% 88% 57.5%

Workers profile

Chomu has 32% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 15% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chomu

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.1% 29.2% 2.8% 67.9%
Male 47.7% 45.5% 2.2% 52.3%
Female 14.8% 11.2% 3.5% 85.2%