Rajasthan State Urban Part, with population of about 2 crore is India's the 9th most urban populous state. Total geographical area of Rajasthan state urban part is 6633 km2 and it is the 8th biggest urban state by area in the country. Population density of the state is 2570 persons per km2. There are 33 districts in the state, among them Jaipur Urban is the most populous district with urban population of about 34.7 lakh and Pratapgarh Urban is the least populous district with urban population of about 72 thousand. Jaipur Urban is the biggest district in the state with an urban area of 790 km2 and Dungarpur Urban is the smallest with 27 km2.

Demographics

The state is home to about 2 crore people, among them about 89.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 81.4 lakh (48%) are female. 81% 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 Rajasthan state urban part is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 32.2 lakh households in the state and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Rajasthan state urban part is 2570 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rajasthan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,048,085 13,818,044 2,684,630 545,411 2,234,621
Male 8,909,250 7,224,122 1,397,001 288,127 1,192,577
Female 8,138,835 6,593,922 1,287,629 257,284 1,042,044

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the state followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 904 in Muslims are 948 and in Jains are 956.

Religion wise population 2011 - Rajasthan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 17,048,085 13,294,182 3,053,520 50,253 165,703 4,094 455,701 1,269 23,363
Male 8,909,250 6,980,485 1,567,221 25,244 88,184 2,180 232,965 668 12,303
Female 8,138,835 6,313,697 1,486,299 25,009 77,519 1,914 222,736 601 11,060

Growth of population

Population of the state has increased by 29% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1 crore. Female population growth rate of the state is 30.8% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 27.4%. General caste population has increased by 27%; Schedule caste population has increased by 37.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.6% and child population has increased by 8.3% in the state since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rajasthan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29% 27% 37.4% 43.6% 8.3%
Male 27.4% 25.4% 36.2% 40.4% 9.1%
Female 30.8% 28.9% 38.6% 47.3% 7.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the state. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 922 and in schedule tribe is 893. There are 874 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rajasthan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 25 16 42 -13
2011 914 913 922 893 874
2001 890 888 906 851 887

Literacy

Total about 1 crore people in the state are literate, among them about 67.8 lakh are male and about 50.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of RAJASTHAN is 80%. 88% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the state has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rajasthan

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 1.4% 6.0%
2011 79.7% 87.9% 70.7%
2001 76.2% 86.5% 64.7%

Workers profile

RAJASTHAN has 32% (about 55 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 12% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rajasthan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.3% 28.7% 3.6% 67.7%
Male 50.8% 46.8% 3.9% 49.2%
Female 12% 8.7% 3.3% 88%