Khajuwala Tahsil, with population of about 89 thousand is Bikaner district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Bikaner district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 54 villages in the sub district, among them Dantaur is the most populous village with population of 8389 and 6BD(A) is the least populous village with population of 156. Ballar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 324 km2 and 6BD(A) is the smallest with 2 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Beriyawali (CT) Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 89 thousand people, among them about 47 thousand (53%) are male and about 42 thousand (47%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khajuwala tahsil is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 16 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 87% (about 77 thousand) live in Khajuwala Sub District rural part and 13% (about 12 thousand) population live in the Khajuwala Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khajuwala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 88,730 60,217 27,286 1,227 13,504
Male 46,931 31,997 14,284 650 7,113
Female 41,799 28,220 13,002 577 6,391

Most populated Villages and Cities in Khajuwala

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Dantaur 8389 Beriyawali (CT) 11831
Nosera 4489
Ballar 4313
17 Kyd 3055
20 Bd 3008
14 Bd 2651
Siyasar Chaugan 2642
2 Kwm 2587
8 Kyd 2559
7 Kld 2403

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 12% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 882 in Muslims are 955 and in Sikhs are 868.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khajuwala

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 88,730 64,740 13,291 72 10,370 6 201 2 48
Male 46,931 34,399 6,799 43 5,552 4 101 0 33
Female 41,799 30,341 6,492 29 4,818 2 100 2 15

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -3.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 92 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -1.7% which is 3% higher than male population growth rate of -4.7%. General caste population has decreased by -3.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -4.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 78.6% and child population has decreased by -24.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khajuwala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3.3% -3.6% -4.6% 78.6% -24.9%
Male -4.7% -5.2% -5.4% 74.7% -25.4%
Female -1.7% -1.7% -3.7% 83.2% -24.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 891 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 882, in schedule caste is 910 and in schedule tribe is 888. There are 898 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khajuwala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 32 16 41 12
2011 891 882 910 888 898
2001 864 850 894 847 886

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Khajuwala

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
2AM 1007 Beriyawali (CT) 887
Aladin Ka Bera 993
6PHM 989
6 Kjd 979
6BD(A) 975
24-25 KYD 972
Sanjarwala 970
13 Kyd 968
8 Kyd 965
1 Kjd 963

Literacy

Total about 49 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 30 thousand are male and about 18 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khajuwala is 64%. 75% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khajuwala

Total Male Female
Change 11.8% 9.0% 15.5%
2011 64.5% 75.4% 52.2%
2001 52.7% 66.4% 36.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Khajuwala

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
12 KJD 83 Beriyawali (CT) 76
2KLD 78
13 Kyd 72
3 Pwm 71
34 Kyd 70
8 Kyd 70
31 Kyd 70
7 Phm 70
12 Kyd 70
28 Kjd 69

Workers profile

Khajuwala has 50% (about 44 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 43% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khajuwala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49.7% 40.2% 9.5% 50.3%
Male 55.3% 50.4% 4.9% 44.7%
Female 43.3% 28.6% 14.7% 56.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Khajuwala

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Ballar 323.9 Beriyawali (CT) 9
Dantaur 285.6
Nosera 187.1
Gulamaliwala 117.2
Siyasar Chaugan 115.3
39 Kjd 83.9
33 Kjd 83.9
1 Alm (Aldin) 63.5
31 Kyd 53.7
34 Kyd 51.2