Bikaner Tahsil, with population of about 9.2 lakh is Bikaner district's the most populous sub district, located in Bikaner district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 108 villages in the sub district, among them Napasar is the most populous village with population of about 23 thousand and Derjogran is the least populous village with population of 6. Jaimalsar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 123 km2 and Deshnok (Rural) is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Bikaner (M Corp.) Municipal Corporation; and Deshnoke (M) Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 9.2 lakh people, among them about 4.8 lakh (53%) are male and about 4.4 lakh (47%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bikaner tahsil is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.6 lakh households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 72% (about 6.6 lakh) live in Bikaner Sub District urban part and 28% (about 2.6 lakh) population live in the Bikaner Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bikaner

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 919,706 770,586 144,948 4,172 133,591
Male 483,175 404,853 76,024 2,298 70,125
Female 436,531 365,733 68,924 1,874 63,466

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bikaner

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Napasar 22893 Bikaner (M Corp.) 644406
Palana 9331 Deshnoke (M) 18470
Nalbari 8572
Udai Ramsar 8162
Moondsar 7968
Udasar 7588
Ramsar 7321
Kesar Desar Jatan 6006
Barsingsar 5766
Bambloo 5623

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 14% 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 898 in Muslims are 939 and in Jains are 985.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bikaner

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 919,706 759,344 130,461 1,447 5,697 212 21,538 46 961
Male 483,175 400,128 67,296 757 3,490 123 10,852 27 502
Female 436,531 359,216 63,165 690 2,207 89 10,686 19 459

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 26.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 28.3% which is 3% higher than male population growth rate of 25.3%. General caste population has increased by 25.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.1% and child population has increased by 12.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bikaner

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.7% 25.6% 33.7% 4.1% 12.9%
Male 25.3% 24.1% 33% 4.2% 13.4%
Female 28.3% 27.4% 34.6% 4.1% 12.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 903 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 907 and in schedule tribe is 815. There are 905 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 increased by 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bikaner

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 23 11 -2 -9
2011 903 903 907 815 905
2001 882 880 896 817 914

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bikaner

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Anandpura 1070 Deshnoke (M) 937
Roopera 1058 Bikaner (M Corp.) 904
Lalsinghpura 1036
Basti Chawadan 1034
Ladera 1021
Jorbeer (Rural) 1014
Noor Mohammad Ki Dhani 1000
Dheereran 1000
Rawatsar Kumharan 962
Serera 960

Literacy

Total about 5.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 3.4 lakh are male and about 2.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bikaner is 74%. 83% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bikaner

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 2.5% 7.2%
2011 74.1% 82.7% 64.6%
2001 69.5% 80.2% 57.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bikaner

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Derjogran 83 Bikaner (M Corp.) 79
Lalsinghpura 83 Deshnoke (M) 67
Kolasar 79
Sharah Kajani 79
Meghasar 78
Bhojoosar 76
Udasar 74
Udai Ramsar 73
Napasar 73
Seenthal 72

Workers profile

Bikaner has 35% (about 3.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 16% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bikaner

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.5% 29.1% 5.4% 65.5%
Male 51.6% 46.8% 4.8% 48.4%
Female 15.6% 9.6% 6% 84.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bikaner

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Jaimalsar 123.4 Bikaner (M Corp.) 155
Kawni 122.3 Deshnoke (M) 5
Nalbari 103.9
Ramsar 87
Kalasar 86.2
Napasar 77.6
Udai Ramsar 76.6
Jorbeer (Rural) 75.8
Jalwali 75.4
Tejrasar 73.9