Jodhpur Municipal Corporation, with population of about 10.3 lakh is Jodhpur sub district's only municipal corporation located in Jodhpur sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Jodhpur municipal corporation is 79 km2. Population density of the city is 13152 persons per km2. There are 67 wards in the city, among them Jodhpur Ward No 58 is the most populous ward with population of about 46 thousand and Mandor Ind.area (og) Ward No 67 (rural Mdds Code:084931) is the least populous ward with population of 1814.

Nearest railway station is Jodhpur which is within the city. Jodhpur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jodhpur. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 342 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 332.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47.8°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4.2°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 10.3 lakh people, among them about 5.4 lakh (53%) are male and about 4.9 lakh (47%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jodhpur municipal corporation is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.9 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,033,756 877,873 131,375 24,508 131,656
Male 543,120 462,510 67,760 12,850 69,649
Female 490,636 415,363 63,615 11,658 62,007

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 21.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 8.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 23.6% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 19.6%. General caste population has increased by 20.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.3% and child population has increased by 5.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.5% 20.2% 26.8% 43.3% 5.6%
Male 19.6% 18.4% 24.5% 42.4% 6%
Female 23.6% 22.3% 29.3% 44.4% 5.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 903 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 898, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 907. There are 890 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 28 35 13 -8
2011 903 898 939 907 890
2001 874 870 904 894 898

Literacy

Total about 7.3 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 4.1 lakh are male and about 3.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jodhpur is 81%. 87% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jodhpur

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 1.7% 6.7%
2011 80.8% 87.5% 73.5%
2001 77% 85.8% 66.8%

Workers profile

Jodhpur has 33% (about 3.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 11% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jodhpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.5% 29.1% 3.4% 67.5%
Male 52.5% 48.3% 4.1% 47.5%
Female 10.5% 7.9% 2.6% 89.5%