Jodhpur District Urban Part, with population of about 12.6 lakh is Rajasthan's the 2nd most urban populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Jodhpur district urban part is 256 km2 and it is the 9th biggest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 4943 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Jodhpur Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 11.4 lakh and Phalodi Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of about 50 thousand.

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 12.6 lakh people, among them about 6.6 lakh (52%) are male and about 6 lakh (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jodhpur district urban part is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2.3 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Jodhpur district urban part is 4943 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,264,614 1,075,528 160,987 28,099 164,535
Male 663,600 565,767 83,112 14,721 87,165
Female 601,014 509,761 77,875 13,378 77,370

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 18% 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 897 in Muslims are 935 and in Jains are 987.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jodhpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,264,614 994,210 227,561 5,106 3,717 343 30,911 74 2,692
Male 663,600 524,030 117,616 2,625 2,092 171 15,559 40 1,467
Female 601,014 470,180 109,945 2,481 1,625 172 15,352 34 1,225

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 29.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 9.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 31.4% which is 3.7% higher than male population growth rate of 27.7%. General caste population has increased by 28.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 55.1% and child population has increased by 12.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29.4% 28.7% 30.7% 55.1% 12.2%
Male 27.7% 27% 28.5% 54.1% 13%
Female 31.4% 30.6% 33.1% 56.1% 11.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 906 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 901, in schedule caste is 937 and in schedule tribe is 909. There are 888 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 25 32 12 -14
2011 906 901 937 909 888
2001 880 876 905 897 902

Literacy

Total about 8.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5 lakh are male and about 3.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jodhpur is 79%. 87% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jodhpur

Total Male Female
Change 3.9% 1.3% 7.0%
2011 79.4% 86.7% 71.3%
2001 75.5% 85.4% 64.3%

Workers profile

Jodhpur has 32% (about 4.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 11% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jodhpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.4% 28.9% 3.5% 67.6%
Male 51.8% 47.7% 4.1% 48.2%
Female 11% 8.1% 2.9% 89%