Kanota Census Town, with population of about 11 thousand is Bassi sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Bassi sub district of Jaipur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kanota census town is 15 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 760 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kanota Ward No 01 and the population of Kanota Ward No 01 is about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Kanota which is within the census town. Bassi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 13 km. District head quarter of the census town is Jaipur which is 14 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the census town and is 14 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 500 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5880 (52%) are male and 5370 (48%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanota census town is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 1798 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanota

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,250 7,074 3,450 726 1,743
Male 5,880 3,736 1,759 385 955
Female 5,370 3,338 1,691 341 788

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 910 in Muslims are 1057.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kanota

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,250 10,989 251 6 0 0 0 0 4
Male 5,880 5,753 122 3 0 0 0 0 2
Female 5,370 5,236 129 3 0 0 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 52.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7356. Female population growth rate of the census town is 51.8% which is -2.2% lower than male population growth rate of 54%. General caste population has increased by 40.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 92.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 41.5% and child population has increased by 34.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kanota

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 52.9% 40.1% 92.2% 41.5% 34.1%
Male 54% 41.6% 90.2% 51% 38.8%
Female 51.8% 38.5% 94.4% 32.2% 28.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 913 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 893, in schedule caste is 961 and in schedule tribe is 886. There are 825 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 65 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanota

Total General SC ST Child
Change -14 -21 20 -126 -65
2011 913 893 961 886 825
2001 927 914 941 1012 890

Literacy

Total 7280 people in the census town are literate, among them 4324 are male and 2956 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanota is 77%. 88% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanota

Total Male Female
Change 11.8% 7.1% 16.7%
2011 76.6% 87.8% 64.5%
2001 64.8% 80.7% 47.8%

Workers profile

Kanota has 36% (4026) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 22% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanota

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.8% 33.8% 2% 64.2%
Male 48.3% 46.8% 1.6% 51.7%
Female 22% 19.7% 2.4% 78%