Buhana Tahsil, with population of about 2.2 lakh is Jhunjhunun district's the least populous sub district, located in Jhunjhunun district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 137 villages in the sub district, among them Buhana is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Bhawanipura is the least populous village with population of 226. Buhana is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 35 km2 and Dhaniraipur Ahiran is the smallest with 1 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.2 lakh people, among them about 1.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (48%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Buhana tahsil is 13%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are about 43 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 95% (about 2.1 lakh) live in Buhana Sub District rural part and 5% (about 11 thousand) population live in the Buhana Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Buhana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 223,405 181,641 40,371 1,393 28,248
Male 116,131 94,299 21,118 714 15,939
Female 107,274 87,342 19,253 679 12,309

Most populated Villages and Cities in Buhana

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Buhana 10495 Singhana (CT) 11372
Dhana 6609
Badbar 5242
Doomoli Khurd 4958
Heerwa 4318
Banwas 3993
Pacheri Kalan 3974
Ghardana Khurd 3715
Khandwa 3568
Dhani Hukma 3212

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 923.

Religion wise population 2011 - Buhana

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 223,405 220,367 2,739 67 19 3 4 12 194
Male 116,131 114,572 1,388 43 9 2 2 9 106
Female 107,274 105,795 1,351 24 10 1 2 3 88

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 9.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 8.1% which is -2.3% lower than male population growth rate of 10.4%. General caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -4.8% and child population has decreased by -16.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Buhana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.3% 7.9% 16.8% -4.8% -16.6%
Male 10.4% 9.1% 17.2% -3.6% -13.4%
Female 8.1% 6.5% 16.4% -6% -20.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 924 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 926, in schedule caste is 912 and in schedule tribe is 951. There are 772 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 68 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Buhana

Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -23 -5 -23 -68
2011 924 926 912 951 772
2001 944 949 917 974 840

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Buhana

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bhawanipura 1132 Singhana (CT) 890
Goth 1092
Amarsar 1055
Bishanpura 1050
Bamanwas 1029
Dhadhot Kalan 1028
Bhir 1026
Gada Khera 1018
Prithvipura 1009
Jaimal Ka Bas 1007

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 89 thousand are male and about 59 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Buhana is 76%. 89% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Buhana

Total Male Female
Change -0.9% -0.1% -2.0%
2011 75.8% 89% 61.9%
2001 76.7% 89.1% 63.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Buhana

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Alipur 83 Singhana (CT) 79
Jaisinghsar 82
Rayli 82
Manjri 82
Bhainsawata Kalan 82
Banwas 82
Dhani Dochana 82
Shivsingh Pura 82
Pacheri Kalan 81
Moi Sadda 81

Workers profile

Buhana has 42% (about 94 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 38% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Buhana

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.1% 28.5% 13.6% 57.9%
Male 46.1% 38.4% 7.7% 53.9%
Female 37.8% 17.7% 20.1% 62.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Buhana

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Buhana 34.8 Singhana (CT) 3
Badbar 18.7
Kuhadwas 15.4
Ghardana Khurd 14.7
Heerwa 13.2
Bhaloth 10
Nanwas 9.8
Jaitpur 9.4
Sultana Ahiran 9.1
Doomoli Khurd 8.8