Jaipur District, with population of about 66.3 lakh is Rajasthan's the most populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Jaipur district is about 11 thousand km2 and it is the 9th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 595 persons per km2. There are 13 sub districts in the district, among them Jaipur is the most populous sub district with population of about 23 lakh and Viratnagar is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.7 lakh.

There are 12 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Jaipur Municipal Corporation; Chomu, Kotputli, Shahpura, Chaksu and Bagru Municipalities (limited to 5 most populous) and Phulera Municipality and Out Growth.

Demographics

The district is home to about 66.3 lakh people, among them about 34.7 lakh (52%) are male and about 31.6 lakh (48%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jaipur district is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 11.8 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 52% (about 34.7 lakh) live in Jaipur District urban part and 48% (about 31.5 lakh) population live in the Jaipur District rural part. Rural population density of Jaipur district is 305 and urban population density is 4397 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jaipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,626,178 5,094,910 1,003,302 527,966 929,926
Male 3,468,507 2,667,038 524,831 276,638 499,619
Female 3,157,671 2,427,872 478,471 251,328 430,307

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Jaipur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Jaipur 2298782 Khejroli 16531 Jaipur 3046163
Sanganer 969696 Paota 15473 Chomu 64417
Amber 452005 Achrol 15077 Kotputli 49202
Phulera (Hq.Sambhar) 444105 Dudu 14961 Shahpura 33895
Kotputli 413256 Morija 13362 Chaksu 33432
Chomu 395009 Narayana 13275 Bagru 31229
Jamwa Ramgarh 303236 Kaladera 13151 Kishangarh Renwal 29201
Bassi 283594 Phagi 12682 Phulera 26091
Shahpura 272632 Pragpura 12114 Bassi 26029
Chaksu 223634 Niwaroo 11745 Phulera 23284

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% 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 908 in Muslims are 929 and in Jains are 940.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jaipur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,626,178 5,819,980 687,452 12,708 18,782 1,020 81,079 257 4,900
Male 3,468,507 3,050,551 356,463 6,495 9,918 579 41,785 133 2,583
Female 3,157,671 2,769,429 330,989 6,213 8,864 441 39,294 124 2,317

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 26.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 52.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 27.2% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 25.3%. General caste population has increased by 25.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.9% and child population has increased by 1.1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jaipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.2% 25.5% 29% 27.9% 1.1%
Male 25.3% 24.5% 28.6% 27.2% 3.2%
Female 27.2% 26.6% 29.5% 28.7% -1.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 910 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 912 and in schedule tribe is 909. There are 861 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jaipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 15 6 11 -38
2011 910 910 912 909 861
2001 897 895 906 898 899

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Mauzamabad 937 Anantpura 3000 Govindgarh 953
Phulera (Hq.Sambhar) 930 Chak Gulabpura 2667 Kishangarh Renwal 948
Phagi 926 Chak Murarpura 2000 Sambhar 939
Chaksu 925 Chak Sherwali 1750 Bassi 931
Bassi 924 Chak No 6 (Chak Kitavti) 1600 Chaksu 924
Chomu 921 Dhani Chandpura 1583 Jamwa Ramgarh 923
Jamwa Ramgarh 914 Shekhpura 1500 Phulera 922
Amber 911 Barh Thaulai 1333 Bagru 921
Viratnagar 908 Chak Baori 1325 Phulera 917
Jaipur 905 Prempura 1308 Jobner 916

Literacy

Total about 43 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 25.5 lakh are male and about 17.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jaipur is 76%. 86% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jaipur

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 3.3% 8.5%
2011 75.5% 86.1% 64%
2001 69.9% 82.8% 55.5%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jaipur 83 Ganeshpura Faujiyan 93 Phulera 87
Sanganer 82 Laxmipura 90 Phulera 86
Chomu 73 Kalu Ka Bas@ Shyam Nagar 87 Jaipur 84
Kotputli 72 Chak Harbanspura 86 Jaipur 83
Amber 72 Barh Fatehpura 86 Jaipur 83
Phulera (Hq.Sambhar) 71 Kansli 86 Jobner 81
Shahpura 70 Asawala 86 Kotputli 80
Bassi 68 Mohanpura 86 Govindgarh 80
Viratnagar 65 Dolyapur 85 Chomu 79
Jamwa Ramgarh 64 Jagat Sharvanpura 85 Sambhar 79

Workers profile

Jaipur has 37% (about 24.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 24% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jaipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.2% 31.1% 6.1% 62.8%
Male 49.4% 45.1% 4.3% 50.6%
Female 23.7% 15.7% 8.1% 76.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jaipur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Phagi 62.7 Jaipur 484.6
Buchara 49.5 Shahpura 64
Chauru 47.6 Kotputli 36
Mauzamabad 45 Bagru 32.6
Narayana 44 Viratnagar 31.1
Dudu 36.2 Kishangarh Renwal 25.9
Sakhoon 34.5 Chomu 22.5
Dagota 34.5 Bassi 20.4
Achrol 33.5 Kanota 14.8
Pachhodala 32.4 Baskhoh 14.5