Bilara Municipality, with population of about 40 thousand is Bilara sub district's the most populous municipality located in Bilara sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Bilara municipality is 102 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 387 persons per km2. There are 25 wards in the city, among them Bilara Ward No 12 is the most populous ward with population of 2136 and Bilara Ward No 24 is the least populous ward with population of 1154.

Nearest railway station is Bilara which is within the city. Bilara is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jodhpur which is 80 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 265 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 357.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.7°C and minimum temperature goes down to 2.3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 40 thousand people, among them about 20 thousand (50%) are male and about 20 thousand (50%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bilara municipality is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 7500 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bilara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39,590 32,984 6,218 388 4,964
Male 19,716 16,359 3,145 212 2,619
Female 19,874 16,625 3,073 176 2,345

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1014 in Muslims are 971.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bilara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 39,590 35,087 4,214 21 4 17 229 0 18
Male 19,716 17,424 2,138 12 1 10 121 0 10
Female 19,874 17,663 2,076 9 3 7 108 0 8

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 2.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 39 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 6.8% which is 8.5% higher than male population growth rate of -1.7%. General caste population has increased by 1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 823.8% and child population has decreased by -21.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bilara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.4% 1% 4.5% 823.8% -21.6%
Male -1.7% -3.3% 1.1% 821.7% -20.8%
Female 6.8% 5.5% 8.4% 826.3% -22.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1008 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1016, in schedule caste is 977 and in schedule tribe is 830. There are 895 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 80 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bilara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 80 85 66 4 -19
2011 1008 1016 977 830 895
2001 928 931 911 826 914

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and 9935 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bilara is 72%. 87% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bilara

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 0.7% 10.2%
2011 71.6% 86.9% 56.7%
2001 67.1% 86.2% 46.5%

Workers profile

Bilara has 40% (about 16 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 28% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bilara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.2% 35.3% 4.9% 59.8%
Male 53% 49.5% 3.6% 47%
Female 27.5% 21.3% 6.2% 72.5%