Barmer Municipality, with population of about 96 thousand is Barmer sub district's only municipality located in Barmer sub district of Barmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Barmer municipality is 16 km2. Population density of the city is 6014 persons per km2. There are 40 wards in the city, among them Barmer Ward No 27 is the most populous ward with population of 4427 and Barmer Ward No 21 is the least populous ward with population of 1342.

Nearest railway station is Barmer which is within the city. Barmer is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Barmer. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 520 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 235 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 49.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 0.9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 96 thousand people, among them about 51 thousand (53%) are male and about 45 thousand (47%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barmer municipality is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 18 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barmer

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 96,225 79,967 14,761 1,497 13,592
Male 50,787 42,337 7,644 806 7,225
Female 45,438 37,630 7,117 691 6,367

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Jains which contribute 12% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 6% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 891 in Jains are 923 and in Muslims are 896.

Religion wise population 2011 - Barmer

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 96,225 78,357 6,155 127 121 10 11,307 0 148
Male 50,787 41,430 3,246 75 75 8 5,881 0 72
Female 45,438 36,927 2,909 52 46 2 5,426 0 76

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 15.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 84 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 18.2% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of 12.5%. General caste population has increased by 13.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.3% and child population has increased by 2.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barmer

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.1% 13.8% 22.9% 15.3% 2.7%
Male 12.5% 11% 21.5% 11.9% 2.6%
Female 18.2% 17.1% 24.4% 19.6% 2.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 931 and in schedule tribe is 857. There are 881 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barmer

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 47 21 54 2
2011 895 889 931 857 881
2001 851 842 910 803 879

Literacy

Total about 66 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 39 thousand are male and about 27 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barmer is 80%. 91% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barmer

Total Male Female
Change 3.3% 0.4% 7.4%
2011 80.2% 90.7% 68.6%
2001 76.9% 90.3% 61.2%

Workers profile

Barmer has 30% (about 29 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 7% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barmer

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.5% 28% 2.5% 69.5%
Male 51.8% 48.6% 3.2% 48.2%
Female 6.6% 4.9% 1.8% 93.4%