Poogal Tahsil, with population of about 67 thousand is Bikaner district's the least populous sub district, located in Bikaner district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 56 villages in the sub district, among them Jodhasar is the most populous village with population of 6355 and 10 Dkd(A) is the least populous village with population of 108. Amarpura is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 202 km2 and 8 Dkd is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 67 thousand people, among them about 36 thousand (53%) are male and about 32 thousand (47%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Poogal tahsil is 18%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

100% population of Poogal tahsil live in the Poogal Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Poogal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 67,163 48,716 18,236 211 12,289
Male 35,567 25,837 9,622 108 6,382
Female 31,596 22,879 8,614 103 5,907

Most populated Villages in Poogal

Villages
Name Population
Jodhasar 6355
Amarpura 6095
Poogal 5833
Ranisar 2933
Ranewala 2893
Siyasar Panchkosa 2880
AADURI 2559
Ramra 2554
Rasoolsar Daber 1956
Gangajali 1877

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 874 in Muslims are 942.

Religion wise population 2011 - Poogal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 67,163 50,402 15,967 17 703 1 54 4 15
Male 35,567 26,900 8,221 9 400 0 28 1 8
Female 31,596 23,502 7,746 8 303 1 26 3 7

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -9.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 74 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -8.1% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of -10%. General caste population has decreased by -10.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -6.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 37% and child population has decreased by -25.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Poogal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -9.2% -10.2% -6.6% 37% -25.3%
Male -10% -10.8% -8.2% 18.7% -25.1%
Female -8.1% -9.5% -4.9% 63.5% -25.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 888 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 886, in schedule caste is 895 and in schedule tribe is 954. There are 926 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Poogal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 14 30 262 -5
2011 888 886 895 954 926
2001 870 872 865 692 931

Villages with highest sex ratio in Poogal

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Ramai 1082
Chhagoliya 1072
8A .D 1064
Phalanwali 976
Soorasar 967
2 Dkd 956
Bhanawatawala 954
2 Pb 944
7AD 943
Ranisar 939

Literacy

Total about 28 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and 9546 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Poogal is 50%. 62% of male and 37% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Poogal

Total Male Female
Change 14.0% 11.9% 16.9%
2011 50.5% 62.2% 37.2%
2001 36.5% 50.3% 20.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Poogal

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
8 Dkd 65
2 Dkd 63
1DODD-B (DELI TALAI) 63
Kheersar 60
6 Sjm(A) 60
Hanuman Nagar 59
Pahalwan Ka Bera 59
16 Lkd 59
Amrewala 59
2 Pb 58

Workers profile

Poogal has 51% (about 34 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 48% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 21% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Poogal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.3% 38.9% 12.4% 48.7%
Male 53.9% 48.7% 5.2% 46.1%
Female 48.3% 27.8% 20.5% 51.7%

Biggest Villages in Poogal

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Amarpura 201.7
Jodhasar 190.4
Bhanipura 174.7
Siyasar Panchkosa 154
Rasoolsar Daber 148.7
Poogal 140.4
Ramra 114.9
Soorasar 114.5
Ranewala 110.7
Karnisar Bhatiyan 98