Rajasthan State Rural Part, with population of about 5 crore is India's the 7th most rural populous state. Total geographical area of Rajasthan state rural part is about 3.4 lakh km2 and it is the biggest rural state by area in the country. Population density of the state is 153 persons per km2. There are 33 districts in the state, among them Jaipur Rural is the most populous district with rural population of about 31.5 lakh and Jaisalmer Rural is the least populous district with rural population of about 5.8 lakh. Jaisalmer Rural is the biggest district in the state with an rural area of about 38 thousand km2 and Dhaulpur Rural is the smallest with 2964 km2.

Demographics

The state is home to about 5 crore people, among them about 3 crore (52%) are male and about 2 crore (48%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 17% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rajasthan state rural part is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 94.9 lakh households in the state and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Rural population density of Rajasthan state rural part is 153 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rajasthan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51,500,352 33,270,266 9,536,963 8,693,123 8,414,883
Male 26,641,747 17,228,368 4,958,563 4,454,816 4,446,599
Female 24,858,605 16,041,898 4,578,400 4,238,307 3,968,284

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the state followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 933 in Muslims are 944 and in Sikhs are 905.

Religion wise population 2011 - Rajasthan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 51,500,352 47,362,921 3,161,857 46,177 707,227 8,091 166,322 3,407 44,350
Male 26,641,747 24,505,347 1,626,309 23,643 371,222 4,202 84,649 1,731 24,644
Female 24,858,605 22,857,574 1,535,548 22,534 336,005 3,889 81,673 1,676 19,706

Growth of population

Population of the state has increased by 19% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4 crore. Female population growth rate of the state is 19.1% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of 18.8%. General caste population has increased by 15.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29.4% and child population has decreased by -2% in the state since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rajasthan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19% 15.4% 23.2% 29.4% -2%
Male 18.8% 15.3% 22.7% 29.3% -0.9%
Female 19.1% 15.4% 23.8% 29.5% -3.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 933 females per 1000 male in the state. Sex ratio in general caste is 931, in schedule caste is 923 and in schedule tribe is 951. There are 892 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the state. Overall sex ratio in the state has increased by 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rajasthan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 3 1 8 1 -22
2011 933 931 923 951 892
2001 930 930 915 950 914

Literacy

Total about 3 crore people in the state are literate, among them about 2 crore are male and about 95.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of RAJASTHAN is 61%. 76% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the state has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rajasthan

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 4.0% 8.5%
2011 61.4% 76.2% 45.8%
2001 55.3% 72.2% 37.3%

Workers profile

RAJASTHAN has 47% (about 2 crore) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 43% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rajasthan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.3% 31.4% 15.9% 52.7%
Male 51.7% 41.6% 10.2% 48.3%
Female 42.7% 20.5% 22.2% 57.3%