Karauli District, with population of about 14.6 lakh is Rajasthan's the 12th least populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Karauli district is 5524 km2 and it is the 11th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 264 persons per km2. There are 6 sub districts in the district, among them Hindaun is the most populous sub district with population of about 4.2 lakh and Mandrail is the least populous sub district with population of about 75 thousand.

There are 3 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Hindaun, Karauli and Todabhim Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 14.6 lakh people, among them about 7.8 lakh (54%) are male and about 6.7 lakh (46%) are female. 53% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 22% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karauli district is 17%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 2.6 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 12.4 lakh) live in Karauli District rural part and 15% (about 2.2 lakh) population live in the Karauli District urban part. Rural population density of Karauli district is 228 and urban population density is 2347 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Karauli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,458,248 778,823 354,465 324,960 241,357
Male 783,639 418,190 189,249 176,200 130,294
Female 674,609 360,633 165,216 148,760 111,063

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Karauli

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Hindaun 423874 Suroth 13780 Hindaun 105452
Karauli 349128 Mandrail 8590 Karauli 82960
Todabhim 251180 Gurha Chandraji 7974 Todabhim 22977
Sapotra 208568 Katkar 7832 Sapotra 6716
Nadoti 150898 Dhindhora 7522
Mandrail 74600 Kailadevi 6865
Moondiya 6813
Mahswa 6676
Narauli 6152
Bonl 5778

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 857 in Muslims are 930.

Religion wise population 2011 - Karauli

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,458,248 1,370,977 81,553 602 297 70 3,424 413 912
Male 783,639 738,346 42,245 310 159 39 1,827 209 504
Female 674,609 632,631 39,308 292 138 31 1,597 204 408

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 20.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 21% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of 20.2%. General caste population has increased by 18.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.1% and child population has decreased by -3.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Karauli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.5% 18.2% 26.5% 20.1% -3.2%
Male 20.2% 17.6% 25.7% 20.7% -2.1%
Female 21% 18.9% 27.5% 19.3% -4.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 861 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 862, in schedule caste is 873 and in schedule tribe is 844. There are 852 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 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Karauli

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 9 12 -10 -21
2011 861 862 873 844 852
2001 855 853 861 854 873

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Nadoti 875 Kalakhet 2000 Todabhim 902
Todabhim 866 Badh Sariya 1357 Karauli 889
Hindaun 864 Kashipura 1254 Hindaun 889
Karauli 858 Pejpura 1238 Sapotra 849
Sapotra 852 Neemor Patti 1143
Mandrail 835 Turakpur 1109
Kosra 1040
Chorka Khurd 1020
Kankatiyapura 1018
Garhi Badhawa 1015

Literacy

Total about 8.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.3 lakh are male and about 2.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karauli is 66%. 81% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Karauli

Total Male Female
Change 2.8% 1.9% 4.2%
2011 66.2% 81.4% 48.6%
2001 63.4% 79.5% 44.4%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Hindaun 70 Sewiya Pura 92 Sapotra 78
Todabhim 69 Bhattpura 90 Hindaun 75
Nadoti 66 Barh Dulhepal 90 Todabhim 74
Karauli 64 Makanpur 87 Karauli 69
Sapotra 62 Tatwai 87
Mandrail 61 Badh Pratapsingh 87
Nandipur 86
Dhavli 86
Jhunki 86
Badh Kothimundha 86

Workers profile

Karauli has 43% (about 6.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 38% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Karauli

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.1% 30.1% 13.1% 56.9%
Male 47.4% 39.4% 7.9% 52.6%
Female 38.2% 19.2% 19% 61.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Karauli

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Nibhaira 62.6 Hindaun 48
Rahir 46.3 Karauli 35
Gurdah 44.1 Todabhim 5
Baharda 43.3 Sapotra 4.9
Bahadarpur 41.6
Danda 37.3
Shahar 37
Lauhra 36.5
Kased 36.4
Kailadevi 35.8