Sagwara Tahsil, with population of about 3.4 lakh is Dungarpur district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Dungarpur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 244 villages in the sub district, among them Bheeloora is the most populous village with population of 6691 and Pratappura is the least populous village with population of 110. Vankhand Kanthal is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 24 km2 and Kashipuri is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Sagwara Municipality; and Galiakot Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.4 lakh people, among them about 1.7 lakh (49%) are male and about 1.7 lakh (51%) are female. 36% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 59% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sagwara tahsil is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 71 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 90% (about 3.1 lakh) live in Sagwara Sub District rural part and 10% (about 34 thousand) population live in the Sagwara Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sagwara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 343,232 122,196 17,764 203,272 56,057
Male 169,665 60,291 8,906 100,468 29,484
Female 173,567 61,905 8,858 102,804 26,573

Most populated Villages and Cities in Sagwara

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bheeloora 6691 Sagwara 29439
Jethana 6021 Galiakot 4707
Khargada 5683
Cheentri 5545
Parwa 5413
Obri 5243
Saroda 4076
Dencha 4030
Padra 3700
Ara 3624

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% 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 1021 in Muslims are 1137 and in Jains are 961.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sagwara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 343,232 327,381 10,461 205 39 49 4,955 14 128
Male 169,665 162,016 4,896 101 24 21 2,527 9 71
Female 173,567 165,365 5,565 104 15 28 2,428 5 57

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 19.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 18.1% which is -2.9% lower than male population growth rate of 21%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29.9% and child population has increased by 2.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sagwara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.5% 6.1% 13.2% 29.9% 2.7%
Male 21% 8% 13.9% 31.1% 4.7%
Female 18.1% 4.4% 12.4% 28.8% 0.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1023 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1027, in schedule caste is 995 and in schedule tribe is 1023. There are 901 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sagwara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -25 -36 -13 -19 -37
2011 1023 1027 995 1023 901
2001 1048 1063 1008 1042 938

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Sagwara

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Nava Tapra 1318 Galiakot 1012
Pichholi 1318 Sagwara 1002
Siyaldari 1287
Pardajun 1276
Charwara 1275
Hansla 1271
Narayanpura 1263
Malvi 1220
Jodhpura 1212
Manakpura 1212

Literacy

Total about 1.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 72 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sagwara is 62%. 76% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sagwara

Total Male Female
Change 10.0% 6.3% 13.0%
2011 62.4% 76.2% 49.2%
2001 52.4% 69.9% 36.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Sagwara

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sidhhanathpura 86 Sagwara 79
Vamasa 82 Galiakot 71
Adarsh Colony 81
Gara Jasrajpur 80
Udaiya 77
Dola 74
Padardi Bari 74
Khokhra 74
Pardamataji 74
Bheeloora 73

Workers profile

Sagwara has 46% (about 1.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 42% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 36% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sagwara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45.5% 16.1% 29.4% 54.5%
Male 49.1% 26.7% 22.5% 50.9%
Female 42% 5.8% 36.3% 58%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sagwara

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Vankhand Kanthal 24.1 Galiakot 7.6
Jethana 13.4 Sagwara 7
Padra 13
Parwa 12.3
Bhasor 11.6
Khargada 11.6
Varda 11.2
Cheentri 10.3
Bheeloora 10.2
Obri 9.9