Sirohi District, with population of about 10.4 lakh is Rajasthan's the 3rd least populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Sirohi district is 5136 km2 and it is the 9th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 202 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Pindwara is the most populous sub district with population of about 2.6 lakh and Sheoganj is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.4 lakh.

There are 7 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Abu Road and Sheoganj Municipality and Out Growths Abu Road, Sirohi, Sheoganj, Pindwara and Mount Abu Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 10.4 lakh people, among them about 5.3 lakh (52%) are male and about 5 lakh (48%) are female. 52% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 28% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sirohi district is 17%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 80% (about 8.3 lakh) live in Sirohi District rural part and 20% (about 2.1 lakh) population live in the Sirohi District urban part. Rural population density of Sirohi district is 165 and urban population density is 1698 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sirohi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,036,346 542,013 201,863 292,470 173,364
Male 534,231 280,366 104,899 148,966 91,370
Female 502,115 261,647 96,964 143,504 81,994

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Sirohi

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Pindwara 261686 Mandar 13930 Abu Road 55599
Abu Road 224404 Jawal 10293 Abu Road 52363
Reodar 221848 Kalandri 10158 Sirohi 39229
Sirohi 186079 Basantgarh 9378 Sheoganj 28053
Sheoganj 142329 Jhadoli 8893 Sheoganj 27198
Waloriya 8685 Pindwara 24487
Kailashnagar @ Las 8384 Mount Abu 22943
Rohira 7661 Bhavri 15312
Anadra 7058 Santpur (Rural) 9186
Posaliya 6821 Reodar 8117

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 940 in Muslims are 907.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sirohi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,036,346 996,562 30,479 1,284 572 114 6,829 56 450
Male 534,231 513,617 15,980 643 321 56 3,331 24 259
Female 502,115 482,945 14,499 641 251 58 3,498 32 191

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 21.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 8.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 21.5% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of 22%. General caste population has increased by 13.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 38.8% and child population has increased by 2.6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sirohi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.8% 13.5% 23.9% 38.8% 2.6%
Male 22% 14.4% 23.4% 38.1% 3.7%
Female 21.5% 12.6% 24.3% 39.5% 1.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 933, in schedule caste is 924 and in schedule tribe is 963. There are 897 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 3 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 - Sirohi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -15 6 10 -21
2011 940 933 924 963 897
2001 943 948 918 953 918

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sirohi 964 Ghodiyawa 1857 Reodar 956
Sheoganj 949 Cheeniya Band 1296 Sheoganj 934
Pindwara 940 Manora 1258 Goyli 931
Reodar 933 Lakhmawa Chhota 1242 Bhavri 924
Abu Road 922 Haliwara 1218 Sheoganj 921
Gura 1211 Pindwara 908
Jubliganj 1210 Sirohi 903
Vadka 1196 Abu Road 902
Akhapura Khuni 1182 Santpur (Rural) 895
Kotra 1179 Abu Road 888

Literacy

Total about 4.8 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.1 lakh are male and about 1.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sirohi is 55%. 70% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sirohi

Total Male Female
Change 1.4% 0.1% 2.6%
2011 55.3% 70% 39.7%
2001 53.9% 69.9% 37.1%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sirohi 60 Verusa Padar 100 Sheoganj 84
Sheoganj 60 Titmiya Khera 100 Sheoganj 83
Abu Road 57 Akhapura Khuni 91 Santpur (Rural) 83
Pindwara 54 Block No.1 87 Abu Road 82
Reodar 48 Tartoli (Rural) 82 Mount Abu 81
Easau 79 Abu Road 81
Parlai 78 Sirohi 79
Jiapura 76 Pindwara 76
Karoli 76 Bhavri 70
Salgaon 75 Reodar 67

Workers profile

Sirohi has 41% (about 4.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 29% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sirohi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.5% 30.2% 10.3% 59.5%
Male 51% 44.8% 6.1% 49%
Female 29.4% 14.7% 14.7% 70.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sirohi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Block No. 2 89.3 Mount Abu 21.4
Sirohi (Rural) 84.8 Sirohi 20.7
Waloriya 83.9 Pindwara 20
Manadar 82.6 Abu Road 15.5
Pahar Kalan 74.8 Abu Road 15.5
Kailashnagar @ Las 60.7 Reodar 12.7
Block No.1 55.6 Santpur (Rural) 12.2
Kalandri 55.5 Goyli 9.5
Vadakhera 52.7 Sheoganj 4.8
Rohua 51.6 Sheoganj 4.8