Chittaurgarh District, with population of about 15.4 lakh is Rajasthan's the 13th least populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chittaurgarh district is 7822 km2 and it is the 16th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 197 persons per km2. There are 10 sub districts in the district, among them Chittaurgarh is the most populous sub district with population of about 3.1 lakh and Rashmi is the least populous sub district with population of about 89 thousand.

There are 6 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Chittaurgarh, Nimbahera, Rawatbhata, Kapasan and Begun Municipalities (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The district is home to about 15.4 lakh people, among them about 7.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 7.6 lakh (49%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chittaurgarh district is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3.3 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 82% (about 12.6 lakh) live in Chittaurgarh District rural part and 18% (about 2.9 lakh) population live in the Chittaurgarh District urban part. Rural population density of Chittaurgarh district is 164 and urban population density is 1904 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chittaurgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,544,338 1,092,568 250,224 201,546 212,507
Male 783,171 554,530 126,748 101,893 111,120
Female 761,167 538,038 123,476 99,653 101,387

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Chittaurgarh

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Chittaurgarh 312334 Bassi 11743 Chittaurgarh 116406
Nimbahera 219790 Gangrar 10573 Nimbahera 61949
Kapasan 199340 Akola 9839 Rawatbhata 37699
Rawatbhata 140128 Bohera 8452 Kapasan 20869
Begun 135340 Doongla 7713 Begun 20705
Bhadesar 123930 Jhalar Baori 7309 Bari Sadri 15713
Bari Sadri 116266 Mangalwar 6592 Sawa 11923
Dungla 104607 Kanera 5957
Gangrar 103933 Binota 5868
Rashmi 88670 Mandphiya 5770

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 973 in Muslims are 954 and in Jains are 967.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chittaurgarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,544,338 1,413,163 97,855 1,274 1,515 252 25,843 136 4,300
Male 783,171 716,145 50,080 634 803 123 13,139 64 2,183
Female 761,167 697,018 47,775 640 712 129 12,704 72 2,117

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -14.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -14% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of -14.7%. General caste population has decreased by -6.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -48.1% and child population has decreased by -31.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chittaurgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -14.4% -6.2% -0.2% -48.1% -31.8%
Male -14.7% -6.5% -0.7% -48.4% -31.2%
Female -14% -5.8% 0.3% -47.8% -32.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 970, in schedule caste is 974 and in schedule tribe is 978. There are 912 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chittaurgarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 6 10 11 -17
2011 972 970 974 978 912
2001 964 964 964 967 929

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Rashmi 1017 Randola 1800 Kapasan 973
Kapasan 991 Kalandar Garh 1615 Bari Sadri 973
Bari Sadri 987 Kamlahera 1600 Begun 964
Dungla 983 Chakmal 1556 Nimbahera 942
Gangrar 977 Chekli 1500 Sawa 942
Begun 976 Fatehpur @ Jhunjala Magri 1500 Chittaurgarh 938
Bhadesar 968 Hamerpura 1500 Rawatbhata 927
Nimbahera 966 Naya Gaon 1440
Chittaurgarh 960 Lachhmi Pura 1436
Rawatbhata 929 Kasya Kalan 1391

Literacy

Total about 8.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.1 lakh are male and about 3.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chittaurgarh is 62%. 77% of male and 47% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chittaurgarh

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 5.3% 10.1%
2011 61.7% 76.6% 46.5%
2001 54.1% 71.3% 36.4%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nimbahera 69 Kalakhet 100 Rawatbhata 86
Chittaurgarh 69 Chak Papariya 99 Chittaurgarh 84
Rawatbhata 62 Mokhamsingh Ji Ka Khera 93 Nimbahera 83
Begun 61 Sankhalon Ka Dhundha 91 Sawa 81
Bari Sadri 60 Bhopali 90 Bari Sadri 80
Bhadesar 58 Jai 88 Begun 80
Dungla 57 Gangapur 88 Kapasan 76
Kapasan 55 Bhanwariya Kalan 88
Gangrar 55 Jogni 86
Rashmi 53 Ganesh Pura 86

Workers profile

Chittaurgarh has 52% (about 8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 45% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chittaurgarh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52% 42.5% 9.4% 48%
Male 58.3% 52.3% 6% 41.7%
Female 45.5% 32.5% 12.9% 54.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Chittaurgarh

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Gangrar 34.9 Chittaurgarh 41.8
Dotara 33.8 Kapasan 26.8
Kua Khera 31.4 Rawatbhata 21.5
Jashma 27.7 Sawa 16.4
Gilund 26.3 Bari Sadri 13
Katunda 24.6 Nimbahera 12.7
Bagpura 24.5 Begun 6.6
Menal 23.1
Dhamana 21.6
Soniyana 21.5