Nawa Municipality, with population of about 22 thousand is Nawa sub district's the least populous municipality located in Nawa sub district of Nagaur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Nawa municipality is 24 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 920 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Nawa Ward No 20 is the most populous ward with population of 1976 and Nawa Ward No 15 is the least populous ward with population of 668.

Nearest railway station is Nawa which is within the city. Nawa is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Nagaur which is 175 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 120 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 454 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°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. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nawa municipality is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 3754 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nawa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,088 17,612 4,307 169 3,116
Male 11,521 9,216 2,209 96 1,670
Female 10,567 8,396 2,098 73 1,446

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 9% 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 912 in Muslims are 979 and in Jains are 892.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nawa

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 22,088 19,480 2,040 15 0 0 541 11 1
Male 11,521 10,186 1,031 6 0 0 286 11 1
Female 10,567 9,294 1,009 9 0 0 255 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 21.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 23% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 19.5%. General caste population has increased by 19.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28% and child population has increased by 3.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nawa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.2% 19.3% 29.1% 28% 3.6%
Male 19.5% 17.7% 27.4% 24.7% 4.8%
Female 23% 21.1% 31% 32.7% 2.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 917 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 950 and in schedule tribe is 760. There are 866 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nawa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 26 27 46 -22
2011 917 911 950 760 866
2001 891 885 923 714 888

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 8776 are male and 6023 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nawa is 78%. 89% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nawa

Total Male Female
Change 1.3% 1.9% 1.0%
2011 78% 89.1% 66%
2001 76.7% 87.2% 65%

Workers profile

Nawa has 32% (7063) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 11% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nawa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32% 28.1% 3.9% 68%
Male 51.3% 47.1% 4.3% 48.7%
Female 10.9% 7.3% 3.5% 89.1%