Banswara District, with population of about 18 lakh is Rajasthan's the 16th least populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Banswara district is 4522 km2 and it is the 6th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 397 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Banswara is the most populous sub district with population of about 4.6 lakh and Ghatol is the least populous sub district with population of about 2.9 lakh.

There are 3 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Banswara Municipality and Out Growth; Banswara and Kushalgarh Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 18 lakh people, among them about 9.1 lakh (51%) are male and about 8.9 lakh (49%) are female. 19% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 76% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Banswara district is 18%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3.7 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 93% (about 16.7 lakh) live in Banswara District rural part and 7% (about 1.3 lakh) population live in the Banswara District urban part. Rural population density of Banswara district is 372 and urban population density is 4599 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Banswara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,797,485 344,395 80,091 1,372,999 325,283
Male 907,754 176,639 40,639 690,476 168,225
Female 889,731 167,756 39,452 682,523 157,058

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Banswara

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Banswara 458587 Ghatol 14049 Banswara 101017
Kushalgarh 379232 Talwara 12215 Banswara 99969
Bagidora 373825 Bagidora 7432 Partapur 10758
Garhi 298740 Anjana 6820 Kushalgarh 10666
Ghatol 287101 Tejpur 6503 Garhi 5180
Theekariya 6460
Bori 6283
Paloda 6169
Sarwan 6138
Ganora 6031

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 979 in Muslims are 1036 and in Jains are 953.

Religion wise population 2011 - Banswara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,797,485 1,701,234 48,834 22,250 427 138 22,613 109 1,880
Male 907,754 859,658 23,988 11,101 233 71 11,579 59 1,065
Female 889,731 841,576 24,846 11,149 194 67 11,034 50 815

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 19.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 20.1% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of 19.3%. General caste population has decreased by -2.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.5% and child population has increased by 3.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.7% -2.2% 24.5% 26.5% 3.2%
Male 19.3% -2.3% 24.7% 26.2% 4.8%
Female 20.1% -2% 24.2% 26.9% 1.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 980 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 988. There are 934 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 3 -4 5 -30
2011 980 950 971 988 934
2001 974 947 975 983 964

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ghatol 992 Gariya Ki Todi 2194 Partapur 1007
Kushalgarh 986 Kalali Khunta 2000 Kushalgarh 973
Garhi 978 Harmatiya 1875 Garhi 966
Bagidora 976 Talai Para 1533 Banswara 960
Banswara 972 Chhapariya 1375 Banswara 958
Bhujela 1342
Hangara 1325
Ummedpura 1304
Bor Talai 1278
Chitab 1273

Literacy

Total about 8.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.1 lakh are male and about 3.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Banswara is 56%. 69% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total Male Female
Change 11.7% 9.0% 14.7%
2011 56.3% 69.5% 43.1%
2001 44.6% 60.5% 28.4%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Garhi 64 Chhoti Chhayan 94 Kushalgarh 86
Banswara 62 Himmatgarh 89 Banswara 86
Bagidora 54 Lalpura 88 Banswara 86
Ghatol 54 Rajpur 85 Partapur 82
Kushalgarh 47 Kanela 84 Garhi 79
Jhagola 83
Nawa Padar 83
Doongra-Khurd 83
Sajjangarh 83
Roopa Khera 82

Workers profile

Banswara has 51% (about 9.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 49% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 28% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Banswara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51% 30.2% 20.8% 49%
Male 53.1% 39.8% 13.3% 46.9%
Female 48.8% 20.4% 28.4% 51.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Banswara

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Ghatol 24.7 Banswara 16
Tejpur 24.6 Banswara 16
Chheench 20 Garhi 5.5
Kundal 17.1 Partapur 3.9
Seengpura 16 Kushalgarh 1
Jagpura 15.6
Danpur 15.5
Nawa Khera 15.1
Sarwan 15.1
Nal 14.8