Sambhar Municipality, with population of about 22 thousand is Phulera (Hq.Sambhar) sub district's the 2nd least populous municipality located in Phulera (Hq.Sambhar) sub district of Jaipur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Sambhar municipality is 13 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1786 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Sambhar Ward No 09 is the most populous ward with population of 1678 and Sambhar Ward No 16 is the least populous ward with population of 654.

Nearest railway station is Sambhar which is within the city. Phulera (hq.sambhar) is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 13 km. District head quarter of the city is Jaipur which is 66 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 66 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 677.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 49.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 2.3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 22 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (52%) are male and about 11 thousand (48%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sambhar municipality is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4003 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sambhar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,327 16,027 6,255 45 2,859
Male 11,517 8,231 3,259 27 1,505
Female 10,810 7,796 2,996 18 1,354

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 19% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 940 in Muslims are 943.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sambhar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 22,327 17,815 4,215 8 9 5 271 0 4
Male 11,517 9,184 2,169 5 5 3 147 0 4
Female 10,810 8,631 2,046 3 4 2 124 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 0.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 1% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of -0.7%. General caste population has decreased by -1.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -38.4% and child population has decreased by -19.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sambhar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.2% -1.7% 5.7% -38.4% -19.5%
Male -0.7% -2.3% 4.6% -46% -19.9%
Female 1% -1% 6.8% -21.7% -19%

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 947, in schedule caste is 919 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 900 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sambhar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 13 19 207 11
2011 939 947 919 667 900
2001 923 934 900 460 889

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 8906 are male and 6460 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sambhar is 79%. 89% 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 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sambhar

Total Male Female
Change 4.8% 2.6% 7.5%
2011 78.9% 89% 68.3%
2001 74.1% 86.4% 60.8%

Workers profile

Sambhar has 29% (6578) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 7% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sambhar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29.5% 22.8% 6.7% 70.5%
Male 50.3% 39.9% 10.4% 49.7%
Female 7.3% 4.5% 2.8% 92.7%