Jhagarwas Census Town, with population of 5728 is Degana sub district's the least populous census town located in Degana sub district of Nagaur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Jhagarwas census town is 10 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 600 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Jhagarwas Ward No 01 and the population of Jhagarwas Ward No 01 is 5728.

Nearest railway station is Jhagarwas which is within the census town. Degana is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 2 km. District head quarter of the census town is Nagaur which is 80 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the census town and is 225 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 335 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 0.8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5728 people, among them 2935 (51%) are male and 2793 (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jhagarwas census town is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 1087 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jhagarwas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,728 4,713 982 33 840
Male 2,935 2,399 520 16 466
Female 2,793 2,314 462 17 374

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 72% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 28% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 933 in Muslims are 1008.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jhagarwas

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,728 4,135 1,584 3 1 0 5 0 0
Male 2,935 2,139 789 3 0 0 4 0 0
Female 2,793 1,996 795 0 1 0 1 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 23.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4638. Female population growth rate of the census town is 23.6% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 23.4%. General caste population has increased by 24.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -13.2% and child population has decreased by -1.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jhagarwas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.5% 24.6% 19.9% -13.2% -1.4%
Male 23.4% 23.7% 24.7% -27.3% 5%
Female 23.6% 25.6% 14.9% 6.3% -8.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 952 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 965, in schedule caste is 888 and in schedule tribe is 1063. There are 803 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 increased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 116 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jhagarwas

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2 15 -76 336 -116
2011 952 965 888 1063 803
2001 950 950 964 727 919

Literacy

Total 3384 people in the census town are literate, among them 2007 are male and 1377 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jhagarwas is 69%. 81% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jhagarwas

Total Male Female
Change 0.3% -3.3% 4.5%
2011 69.2% 81.3% 56.9%
2001 68.9% 84.6% 52.4%

Workers profile

Jhagarwas has 40% (2270) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 28% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jhagarwas

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.6% 27.3% 12.4% 60.4%
Male 50.8% 42.9% 8% 49.2%
Female 27.9% 10.9% 17% 72.1%