Behror Tahsil, with population of about 3.6 lakh is Alwar district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Alwar district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 176 villages in the sub district, among them Bardod is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Heeragarh is the least populous village with population of 9. Bardod is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 21 km2 and Naglisadh is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Behror (M) Municipality; Shahjahanpur (CT) and Neemrana (CT) Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.6 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (53%) are male and about 1.7 lakh (47%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Behror tahsil is 13%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are about 65 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 87% (about 3.1 lakh) live in Behror Sub District rural part and 13% (about 47 thousand) population live in the Behror Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Behror

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 359,248 296,433 54,152 8,663 47,704
Male 188,850 155,957 28,342 4,551 26,634
Female 170,398 140,476 25,810 4,112 21,070

Most populated Villages and Cities in Behror

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bardod 16434 Behror (M) 29531
Gandala 6537 Shahjahanpur (CT) 9837
Giglana 5142 Neemrana (CT) 7143
Jakhrana Kalan 4525
Jainpurbas 4222
Kayasa 4158
Goonti 4055
Pahari 4027
Majari Kalan 3932
Kuteena 3931

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 902.

Religion wise population 2011 - Behror

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 359,248 355,104 3,103 315 97 54 75 2 498
Male 188,850 186,678 1,607 153 60 28 33 1 290
Female 170,398 168,426 1,496 162 37 26 42 1 208

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 17.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.6% which is -1.8% lower than male population growth rate of 18.4%. General caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 99.8% and child population has decreased by -7.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Behror

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.5% 16.9% 13.2% 99.8% -7.6%
Male 18.4% 17.8% 13.7% 104% -4.7%
Female 16.6% 15.9% 12.6% 95.4% -10.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 902 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 901, in schedule caste is 911 and in schedule tribe is 904. There are 791 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 55 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Behror

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 -14 -9 -39 -55
2011 902 901 911 904 791
2001 917 915 920 943 846

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Behror

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Heeragarh 1250 Shahjahanpur (CT) 923
Jamalpur 1182 Behror (M) 897
Akleempur 1117 Neemrana (CT) 887
Jaisinghpura 1031
Raghunathpura 1030
Hudiya Khurd 1005
Khatiwas 1000
Nangal Mehta 997
Jharoda 993
Nanagwas 982

Literacy

Total about 2.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.5 lakh are male and about 1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Behror is 80%. 91% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Behror

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 2.7% 9.2%
2011 79.8% 91.1% 67.5%
2001 73.9% 88.4% 58.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Behror

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Heeragarh 100 Shahjahanpur (CT) 85
Jamalpur 95 Neemrana (CT) 84
Sorwa 94 Behror (M) 84
Laksiwas 93
Raghunathpura 90
Nareda Kalan 89
Balahir 88
Bhoopseda 88
Jharoda 88
Shyampur 87

Workers profile

Behror has 49% (about 1.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 46% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Behror

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49.3% 34.1% 15.2% 50.7%
Male 52.6% 43.8% 8.8% 47.4%
Female 45.6% 23.3% 22.3% 54.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Behror

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bardod 21.2 Behror (M) 15.1
Kayasa 14 Shahjahanpur (CT) 9.9
Gheeloth 13.5 Neemrana (CT) 7.3
Doomroli 10.9
Basai 10.7
Giglana 9.9
Dausod 9.6
Kuteena 9.3
Mandhan 9.3
Pahari 9.3