Losal Municipality, with population of about 29 thousand is Danta Ramgarh sub district's only municipality located in Danta Ramgarh sub district of Sikar district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Losal municipality is 71 km2. Population density of the city is 400 persons per km2. There are 25 wards in the city, among them Losal Ward No 13 is the most populous ward with population of 1843 and Losal Ward No 11 is the least populous ward with population of 765.

Nearest railway station is Sikar which is 42 km far from here. Danta Ramgarh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 44 km. District head quarter of the city is Sikar which is 42 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 154 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 346 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 29 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (50%) are male and about 14 thousand (50%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Losal municipality is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4518 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Losal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,504 24,191 4,297 16 4,267
Male 14,185 12,033 2,145 7 2,246
Female 14,319 12,158 2,152 9 2,021

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 66% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 34% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 984 in Muslims are 1061.

Religion wise population 2011 - Losal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 28,504 18,795 9,679 17 4 0 4 0 5
Male 14,185 9,471 4,696 10 2 0 3 0 3
Female 14,319 9,324 4,983 7 2 0 1 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 12.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 13.5% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 11.3%. General caste population has increased by 11.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -36% and child population has decreased by -12.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Losal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.4% 11.7% 16.7% -36% -12.1%
Male 11.3% 10.8% 14.9% -46.2% -12.3%
Female 13.5% 12.6% 18.6% -25% -11.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1009 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1010, in schedule caste is 1003 and in schedule tribe is 1286. 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Losal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 16 31 363 5
2011 1009 1010 1003 1286 900
2001 991 994 972 923 895

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 9793 are male and 6613 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Losal is 68%. 82% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Losal

Total Male Female
Change -0.5% -1.8% 1.0%
2011 67.7% 82% 53.8%
2001 68.2% 83.8% 52.8%

Workers profile

Losal has 29% (8215) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 13% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Losal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28.8% 25% 3.8% 71.2%
Male 44.7% 40.9% 3.8% 55.3%
Female 13% 9.3% 3.7% 87%