Ajmer Municipal Corporation, with population of about 5.4 lakh is Ajmer sub district's only municipal corporation located in Ajmer sub district of Ajmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Ajmer municipal corporation is 219 km2. Population density of the city is 2472 persons per km2. There are 55 wards in the city, among them Ajmer Ward No 46 is the most populous ward with population of about 19 thousand and Ajmer Ward No 20 is the least populous ward with population of 4959.

Nearest railway station is Ajmer which is within the city. Ajmer is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ajmer. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 132 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 417.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 5.4 lakh people, among them about 2.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 2.6 lakh (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ajmer municipal corporation is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.1 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ajmer

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 542,321 397,682 134,281 10,358 60,922
Male 278,545 204,584 68,556 5,405 32,296
Female 263,776 193,098 65,725 4,953 28,626

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 948 in Muslims are 920 and in Jains are 960.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ajmer

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 542,321 453,013 62,825 6,813 5,101 267 13,583 61 658
Male 278,545 232,578 32,728 3,163 2,621 139 6,929 30 357
Female 263,776 220,435 30,097 3,650 2,480 128 6,654 31 301

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 11.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 14% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 9.6%. General caste population has increased by 7.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.2% and child population has increased by 2.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ajmer

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.7% 7.5% 25.1% 26.2% 2.1%
Male 9.6% 5.4% 23.2% 20.5% 3.4%
Female 14% 9.7% 27.1% 33% 0.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 959 and in schedule tribe is 916. There are 886 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 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ajmer

Total General SC ST Child
Change 37 37 30 85 -26
2011 947 944 959 916 886
2001 910 907 929 831 912

Literacy

Total about 4.2 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.3 lakh are male and about 1.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ajmer is 87%. 92% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ajmer

Total Male Female
Change 2.8% 2.0% 4.0%
2011 86.5% 92.1% 80.7%
2001 83.7% 90.1% 76.7%

Workers profile

Ajmer has 32% (about 1.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 12% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ajmer

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.3% 29.8% 2.4% 67.7%
Male 51.6% 48.3% 3.3% 48.4%
Female 11.8% 10.4% 1.5% 88.2%