Chaksu Municipality, with population of about 33 thousand is Chaksu sub district's only municipality located in Chaksu sub district of Jaipur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chaksu municipality is 13 km2. Population density of the city is 2523 persons per km2. There are 25 wards in the city, among them Chaksu Ward No 12 is the most populous ward with population of 1984 and Chaksu Ward No 22 is the least populous ward with population of 854.

Nearest railway station is Chaksu which is within the city. Chaksu is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jaipur which is 40 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 40 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 513 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 2.1°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 33 thousand people, among them about 17 thousand (52%) are male and about 16 thousand (48%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chaksu municipality is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 5399 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chaksu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33,432 26,075 6,856 501 5,029
Male 17,378 13,520 3,589 269 2,709
Female 16,054 12,555 3,267 232 2,320

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 18% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 921 in Muslims are 941 and in Jains are 906.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chaksu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 33,432 26,669 6,037 16 34 48 608 0 20
Male 17,378 13,884 3,111 9 18 24 319 0 13
Female 16,054 12,785 2,926 7 16 24 289 0 7

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 14.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 29 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 15.9% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 13.9%. General caste population has increased by 21.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -5.6% and child population has decreased by -10.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chaksu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.8% 21.6% -4% -5.6% -10.3%
Male 13.9% 20.9% -5.2% -5.9% -8%
Female 15.9% 22.4% -2.6% -5.3% -12.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 924 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 929, in schedule caste is 910 and in schedule tribe is 862. There are 856 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 decreased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chaksu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 12 24 5 -49
2011 924 929 910 862 856
2001 908 917 886 857 905

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 8072 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chaksu is 72%. 85% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chaksu

Total Male Female
Change 7.3% 3.4% 11.9%
2011 72.3% 84.9% 58.8%
2001 65% 81.5% 46.9%

Workers profile

Chaksu has 33% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 17% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chaksu

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.9% 28.1% 4.8% 67.1%
Male 48% 43.5% 4.5% 52%
Female 16.6% 11.4% 5.1% 83.4%