Chhatargarh Tahsil, with population of about 82 thousand is Bikaner district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Bikaner district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 64 villages in the sub district, among them Chhataragarh is the most populous village with population of 9761 and Bangrala is the least populous village with population of 94. Chhataragarh is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 180 km2 and 4 Gm is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 82 thousand people, among them about 43 thousand (52%) are male and about 39 thousand (48%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhatargarh tahsil is 18%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chhatargarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 82,488 58,609 23,651 228 14,790
Male 43,288 30,679 12,487 122 7,694
Female 39,200 27,930 11,164 106 7,096

Most populated Villages in Chhatargarh

Villages
Name Population
Chhataragarh 9761
Satasar 5594
Kelan 5074
Rajasar Bhatiyan 4827
Mahadeowali 2936
Moti Garh 2706
1 Dlsm 2411
Kharbara 2296
Bhandsar 2145
4 Arm (Kharwali) 2139

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 72% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 26% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 892 in Muslims are 953 and in Sikhs are 811.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chhatargarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 82,488 59,672 21,323 76 1,311 42 17 0 47
Male 43,288 31,545 10,919 44 724 24 9 0 23
Female 39,200 28,127 10,404 32 587 18 8 0 24

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 72 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.3% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 14%. General caste population has increased by 14.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.7% and child population has decreased by -2.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chhatargarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.1% 14.7% 16% 15.7% -2.2%
Male 14% 13.7% 14.7% 11.9% -3.2%
Female 16.3% 15.9% 17.5% 20.5% -1.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 906 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 894 and in schedule tribe is 869. There are 922 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chhatargarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 17 21 62 20
2011 906 910 894 869 922
2001 887 893 873 807 902

Villages with highest sex ratio in Chhatargarh

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
13 Kpd (Jiyan Wali) 1059
Bangrala 1000
Napasariya 992
Gourisar 981
1 Mmwm 973
Sardarpura 962
4 Rjd 961
3 Rjd 953
Kunda 952
2 Rm(465 Rd) 950

Literacy

Total about 35 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 22 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhatargarh is 52%. 63% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chhatargarh

Total Male Female
Change 13.2% 11.4% 15.6%
2011 52.4% 63.2% 40.4%
2001 39.2% 51.8% 24.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Chhatargarh

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Napasariya 70
6 Kpm 68
4 Dlsm 67
Takhatpura 66
2 DL 66
13 Kpd (Jiyan Wali) 65
Kishanpura (14 Kpd) 65
10 Gm 64
Sansardesar 64
2 Rm(465 Rd) 63

Workers profile

Chhatargarh has 51% (about 42 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 48% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chhatargarh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.3% 36.5% 14.7% 48.7%
Male 54.5% 46.7% 7.7% 45.5%
Female 47.7% 25.2% 22.5% 52.3%

Biggest Villages in Chhatargarh

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Chhataragarh 180.2
Satasar 177
Kelan 136.3
Rajasar Bhatiyan 136.2
Moti Garh 95.6
Sardarpura 89.2
Ramnagar 76.1
Mahadeowali 66.2
Krishan Nagar 63.5
Gheghara 56.2