Dungarpur District, with population of about 13.9 lakh is Rajasthan's the 9th least populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Dungarpur district is 3770 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 368 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Dungarpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 5 lakh and Aspur is the least populous sub district with population of about 2.2 lakh.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Dungarpur and Sagwara Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 13.9 lakh people, among them about 7 lakh (50%) are male and about 6.9 lakh (50%) are female. 25% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 71% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dungarpur district is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.8 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 94% (about 13 lakh) live in Dungarpur District rural part and 6% (about 89 thousand) population live in the Dungarpur District urban part. Rural population density of Dungarpur district is 347 and urban population density is 3324 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dungarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,388,552 352,848 52,267 983,437 242,239
Male 696,532 178,358 26,543 491,631 126,008
Female 692,020 174,490 25,724 491,806 116,231

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Dungarpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Dungarpur 495423 Gandwa 9489 Dungarpur 47706
Sagwara 343232 Bokhla Pal 7297 Sagwara 29439
Simalwara 325654 Bheeloora 6691 Seemalwara 6891
Aspur 224243 Peeth 6561 Galiakot 4707
Jethana 6021
Sabla 5950
Khargada 5683
Balwara 5560
Cheentri 5545
Parwa 5413

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 993 in Muslims are 1056.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dungarpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,388,552 1,340,065 28,662 830 240 226 16,141 853 1,535
Male 696,532 672,419 13,940 434 136 106 8,303 421 773
Female 692,020 667,646 14,722 396 104 120 7,838 432 762

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 25.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 23.6% which is -3.6% lower than male population growth rate of 27.2%. General caste population has increased by 3.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 36.3% and child population has increased by 4.6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dungarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.4% 3.7% 13.7% 36.3% 4.6%
Male 27.2% 5.6% 15% 38.2% 6.3%
Female 23.6% 1.9% 12.3% 34.5% 2.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 994 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 978, in schedule caste is 969 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 922 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 33 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dungarpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -28 -35 -23 -28 -33
2011 994 978 969 1000 922
2001 1022 1013 992 1028 955

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Dungarpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sagwara 1023 Amliya Fala 1593 Galiakot 1012
Aspur 995 Sarkan Kopcha With Chak 1368 Sagwara 1002
Dungarpur 984 Vijaypur 1341 Seemalwara 945
Simalwara 977 Kanba 1330 Dungarpur 916
Dhani Talab 1320
Pichholi 1318
Nava Tapra 1318
Siyaldari 1287
Pardajun 1276
Charwara 1275

Literacy

Total about 6.8 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 4.2 lakh are male and about 2.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dungarpur is 59%. 73% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dungarpur

Total Male Female
Change 10.9% 6.9% 14.4%
2011 59.5% 72.9% 46.2%
2001 48.6% 66% 31.8%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Dungarpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sagwara 62 Parda Sakani 93 Dungarpur 89
Dungarpur 62 Gumanpura 93 Seemalwara 81
Aspur 58 Sidhhanathpura 86 Sagwara 79
Simalwara 53 Nithauwa 85 Galiakot 71
Vedawara 84
Barliya 83
Salampura 83
Gara Hatkiya 82
Gehuwara 82
Vamasa 82

Workers profile

Dungarpur has 46% (about 6.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 43% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 36% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dungarpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.2% 15.6% 30.6% 53.8%
Male 49.8% 24.5% 25.2% 50.2%
Female 42.6% 6.6% 36% 57.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Dungarpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Doongar Saran 160.1 Dungarpur 13.2
Shishot 91.2 Galiakot 7.6
Kochri 43.8 Sagwara 7
Pal Nithauwa 24.3 Seemalwara 5.4
Vankhand Kanthal 24.1
Dad 24.1
Gandwa 21.5
Heerata 20.8
Pali Sora With Chak 19.7
Balwara 18.1