Jodhpur District, with population of about 36.9 lakh is Rajasthan's the 2nd most populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Jodhpur district is about 23 thousand km2 and it is the 4th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 161 persons per km2. There are 7 sub districts in the district, among them Jodhpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 13.8 lakh and Luni is the least populous sub district with population of about 2.2 lakh.

There are 6 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Jodhpur Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Jodhpur Municipal Corporation; Phalodi Municipality and Out Growth; Phalodi, Bilara and Pipar City Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 36.9 lakh people, among them about 19.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 17.6 lakh (48%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jodhpur district is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 6.5 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 66% (about 24.2 lakh) live in Jodhpur District rural part and 34% (about 12.6 lakh) population live in the Jodhpur District urban part. Rural population density of Jodhpur district is 107 and urban population density is 4943 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,687,165 2,960,217 608,024 118,924 606,490
Male 1,923,928 1,546,760 315,199 61,969 320,731
Female 1,763,237 1,413,457 292,825 56,955 285,759

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Jodhpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Jodhpur 1378224 Bhopalgarh 19322 Jodhpur 1056191
Phalodi 564560 Tiwari 18267 Jodhpur 1033756
Osian 465257 Boroonda 15480 Phalodi 49914
Shergarh 452134 Jhalamand 15127 Phalodi 49766
Bhopalgarh 320952 Mathaniya 14939 Bilara 39590
Bilara 284059 Asop 12611 Kuri Bhagtasani 38429
Luni 221979 Osian 12548 Pipar City 36810
Balesar Satan 10936 Sangariya 22853
Baori 10697 Nandri 20827
Bap 10393

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% 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 914 in Muslims are 930 and in Jains are 978.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jodhpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,687,165 3,224,399 411,558 6,035 4,123 514 36,697 80 3,759
Male 1,923,928 1,684,312 213,249 3,119 2,319 256 18,555 43 2,075
Female 1,763,237 1,540,087 198,309 2,916 1,804 258 18,142 37 1,684

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 27.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 28.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 28.5% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 27.1%. General caste population has increased by 25.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 49.5% and child population has increased by 8.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27.7% 25.9% 33.2% 49.5% 8.8%
Male 27.1% 25.4% 32.1% 49.5% 10.5%
Female 28.5% 26.6% 34.5% 49.5% 7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 916 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 914, in schedule caste is 929 and in schedule tribe is 919. There are 891 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 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 9 16 0 -29
2011 916 914 929 919 891
2001 907 905 913 919 920

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bilara 959 Chirai Nagar 1812 Bilara 1008
Luni 940 Rohila Bhandoo 1250 Pipar City 936
Bhopalgarh 938 Anopsingh Nagar 1227 Phalodi 914
Osian 921 Beejasani 1188 Phalodi 914
Shergarh 907 Basni Theda 1181 Nandri 913
Jodhpur 906 Mepan 1161 Jodhpur 903
Phalodi 905 Bhairu Nagar 1151 Jodhpur 902
Biramsingh Nagar 1145 Kuri Bhagtasani 887
Ekal Thali 1139 Sangariya 877
Jharasar 1128

Literacy

Total about 20.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 12.7 lakh are male and about 7.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jodhpur is 66%. 79% of male and 52% 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 - Jodhpur

Total Male Female
Change 9.2% 6.0% 13.2%
2011 65.9% 79% 51.8%
2001 56.7% 73% 38.6%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jodhpur 77 Ralawas 94 Kuri Bhagtasani 82
Luni 63 Guman Nagar 92 Jodhpur 81
Bilara 63 Mukansar 91 Jodhpur 80
Phalodi 58 Meharam Nagar 89 Nandri 80
Osian 58 Nawa Nagariya 87 Phalodi 73
Shergarh 57 Pratap Sagar 87 Phalodi 73
Bhopalgarh 57 Hemsagar 86 Bilara 72
Golasani 86 Pipar City 71
Krishna Nagar 85 Sangariya 69
Saranpura 85

Workers profile

Jodhpur has 40% (about 14.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 30% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jodhpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.4% 28.7% 11.8% 59.6%
Male 50.2% 41.8% 8.4% 49.8%
Female 29.8% 14.4% 15.4% 70.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jodhpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Baroo 149.7 Bilara 102.3
Bhadlachuhron Ki Basti 126.7 Jodhpur 78.6
Kansingh Ki Seer 120.3 Jodhpur 78.6
Bap 109.8 Sangariya 12.3
Asop 94.6 Kuri Bhagtasani 10
Newa 93 Pipar City 10
Boogdi 85 Phalodi 9
Kanasar 79.2 Phalodi 9
Jaisala 76.7 Nandri 6.9
Udat 75.8