Pratapgarh District, with population of about 8.7 lakh is Rajasthan's the 2nd least populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Pratapgarh district is 4449 km2 and it is the 4th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 195 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Pratapgarh is the most populous sub district with population of about 2.5 lakh and Chhoti Sadri is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.3 lakh.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Pratapgarh and Chhoti Sadri Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 8.7 lakh people, among them about 4.4 lakh (50%) are male and about 4.3 lakh (50%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 63% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pratapgarh district is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.8 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 92% (about 8 lakh) live in Pratapgarh District rural part and 8% (about 72 thousand) population live in the Pratapgarh District urban part. Rural population density of Pratapgarh district is 180 and urban population density is 2504 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pratapgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 867,848 256,992 60,429 550,427 150,518
Male 437,744 130,247 30,755 276,742 77,856
Female 430,104 126,745 29,674 273,685 72,662

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Pratapgarh

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Pratapgarh 248813 Arnod 6704 Pratapgarh 42079
Dhariawad 189872 Peepal Khoont 5894 Chhoti Sadri 18360
Peepalkhoont 154063 Dalot 5647 Dhariawad 11368
Arnod 141023 Parsola 5540
Chhoti Sadri 134077 Mugana 4944
Khoonta 4750
Ghantali 4314
Deola 4244
Aad 4128
Basad 3876

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 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 983 in Muslims are 977 and in Jains are 993.

Religion wise population 2011 - Pratapgarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 867,848 827,293 25,597 358 72 32 14,077 27 392
Male 437,744 417,285 12,945 180 43 18 7,064 11 198
Female 430,104 410,008 12,652 178 29 14 7,013 16 194

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -51.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -51.4% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of -52.3%. General caste population has decreased by -77.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -75.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 41.7% and child population has decreased by -51.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pratapgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -51.9% -77.9% -75.9% 41.7% -51.7%
Male -52.3% -78% -75.9% 40.2% -51.8%
Female -51.4% -77.8% -75.9% 43.4% -51.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 973, in schedule caste is 965 and in schedule tribe is 989. There are 933 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pratapgarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 9 1 22 4
2011 983 973 965 989 933
2001 964 964 964 967 929

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dhariawad 1009 Deoliya 6000 Dhariawad 978
Arnod 990 Gota Magri 1500 Chhoti Sadri 969
Peepalkhoont 977 Cheeron Ka Mal 1500 Pratapgarh 957
Chhoti Sadri 971 Rooppura 1400
Pratapgarh 968 Pathari 1400
Nathu Kheri 1394
Kalmi 1385
Boraj 1346
Umarwaniya 1336
Chauhanon Ka Khera 1330

Literacy

Total about 4 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 2.5 lakh are male and about 1.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pratapgarh is 56%. 69% of male and 42% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pratapgarh

Total Male Female
Change 1.9% -1.8% 6.0%
2011 56% 69.5% 42.4%
2001 54.1% 71.3% 36.4%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Pratapgarh 66 Shikargah 100 Pratapgarh 86
Chhoti Sadri 64 Deoliya 100 Chhoti Sadri 83
Arnod 59 Kanakpura 95 Dhariawad 83
Peepalkhoont 44 Hingoriya 94
Dhariawad 44 Jhaunda 93
Katkari 90
Ranchhorpura 88
Karmadi Khera 88
Badayala 86
Mal Chacha Kheri 86

Workers profile

Pratapgarh has 55% (about 4.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 53% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pratapgarh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 55.5% 37.7% 17.7% 44.5%
Male 57.5% 46.6% 10.9% 42.5%
Female 53.4% 28.7% 24.7% 46.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Pratapgarh

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Peepal Khoont 41.8 Pratapgarh 12.6
Gyaspur 28 Dhariawad 9.3
Chhot Sadri(Rural) 27.5 Chhoti Sadri 7
Jhantla 25
Jethliya 23.5
Unta Khera 23.5
Deola 22.6
Khoonta 22.3
Teela 21.6
Dhaula Pani 21.4