Alwar District, with population of about 36.7 lakh is Rajasthan's the 3rd most populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Alwar district is 8380 km2 and it is the 15th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 438 persons per km2. There are 12 sub districts in the district, among them Alwar is the most populous sub district with population of about 7 lakh and Kotkasim is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.4 lakh.

There are 8 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Alwar (M Cl + OG) Municipal Council and Out Growth; Alwar (M Cl) Municipal Council; Bhiwadi (M), Khairthal (M), Behror (M), Rajgarh (M) and Tijara (M) Municipalities (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The district is home to about 36.7 lakh people, among them about 19.4 lakh (53%) are male and about 17.4 lakh (47%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Alwar district is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 6.4 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 82% (about 30.2 lakh) live in Alwar District rural part and 18% (about 6.5 lakh) population live in the Alwar District urban part. Rural population density of Alwar district is 371 and urban population density is 2802 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Alwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,674,179 2,731,894 653,036 289,249 587,959
Male 1,939,026 1,442,691 342,938 153,397 315,270
Female 1,735,153 1,289,203 310,098 135,852 272,689

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Alwar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Alwar 703856 Narayanpur 19079 Alwar (M Cl + OG) 322568
Tijara 396575 Kasba Bansur 17131 Alwar (M Cl) 315379
Behror 359248 Bardod 16434 Bhiwadi (M) 104921
Rajgarh 356727 Thanagazi 13468 Khairthal (M) 38298
Lachhmangarh 288671 Mala Khera 11529 Behror (M) 29531
Bansur 263663 Laxmangarh 11306 Rajgarh (M) 26631
Ramgarh 256605 Naugawan 10797 Tijara (M) 24747
Kathumar 245193 Baroda Meo 10296 Kherli (M) 17634
Thanagazi 233395 Mojpur 9838 Ramgarh (CT) 13529
Mandawar 231628 Guwalda 9771 Kishangarh (CT) 12429

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 889 in Muslims are 925 and in Sikhs are 944.

Religion wise population 2011 - Alwar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,674,179 3,039,279 547,335 2,696 64,532 4,384 13,221 348 2,384
Male 1,939,026 1,609,292 284,312 1,439 33,202 2,282 6,906 190 1,403
Female 1,735,153 1,429,987 263,023 1,257 31,330 2,102 6,315 158 981

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 22.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 29.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 23.4% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 22.2%. General caste population has increased by 23.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.6% and child population has increased by 1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Alwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.8% 23.4% 21.1% 20.6% 1%
Male 22.2% 22.8% 20.6% 20.1% 2.2%
Female 23.4% 24.1% 21.7% 21.1% -0.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 894, in schedule caste is 904 and in schedule tribe is 886. There are 865 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Alwar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 10 8 7 -22
2011 895 894 904 886 865
2001 886 884 896 879 887

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kishangarh Bas 918 Rundh 3000 Tapookra (CT) 940
Ramgarh 913 Guwara Dulawa 1727 Govindgarh (CT) 924
Kotkasim 910 Raipura 1674 Shahjahanpur (CT) 923
Mandawar 904 Ladpuri 1500 Bhoogar (CT) 922
Behror 902 Rundh Dhooninath 1357 Tijara (M) 920
Lachhmangarh 900 Heeragarh 1250 Ramgarh (CT) 908
Thanagazi 899 Chak Meenapura 1222 Rajgarh (M) 905
Bansur 898 Husaipur 1217 Khairthal (M) 904
Alwar 893 Jamalpur 1182 Behror (M) 897
Rajgarh 888 Musari 1162 Kishangarh (CT) 894

Literacy

Total about 21.8 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 13.6 lakh are male and about 8.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Alwar is 71%. 84% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Alwar

Total Male Female
Change 9.0% 5.6% 13.0%
2011 70.7% 83.7% 56.3%
2001 61.7% 78.1% 43.3%

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

Workers profile

Alwar has 47% (about 17.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 41% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 21% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Alwar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.5% 32.1% 14.4% 53.5%
Male 51.3% 43.1% 8.2% 48.7%
Female 41.2% 19.8% 21.4% 58.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Alwar