Alwar Tahsil, with population of about 7 lakh is Alwar district's the most populous sub district, located in Alwar district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 195 villages in the sub district, among them Mala Khera is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Rundh Madar is the least populous village with population of 54. Sirawas is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 68 km2 and Rundh Manch is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 5 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Alwar (M Cl + OG) Municipal Council and Out Growth; Alwar (M Cl) Municipal Council; Diwakari (CT), Bhoogar (CT) and Desoola (CT) Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 7 lakh people, among them about 3.7 lakh (53%) are male and about 3.3 lakh (47%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Alwar tahsil is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 1.3 lakh households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 50% (about 3.5 lakh) live in Alwar Sub District urban part and 50% (about 3.6 lakh) population live in the Alwar Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Alwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 703,856 528,521 140,523 34,812 103,809
Male 371,781 279,776 73,582 18,423 55,641
Female 332,075 248,745 66,941 16,389 48,168

Most populated Villages and Cities in Alwar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Mala Khera 11529 Alwar (M Cl + OG) 322568
Itarna ( Rural ) 8271 Alwar (M Cl) 315379
Chandoli 7630 Diwakari (CT) 11188
Beejawar 7109 Bhoogar (CT) 7666
Bahadurpur Patti Meeran 6484 Desoola (CT) 7306
Barkhera 6464
Baleta 6242
Prithvipura 6233
Karoli 5919
Toolera 5320

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 17% 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 886 in Muslims are 924 and in Sikhs are 917.

Religion wise population 2011 - Alwar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 703,856 563,742 116,571 962 14,015 1,060 7,035 12 459
Male 371,781 298,927 60,575 508 7,310 531 3,663 5 262
Female 332,075 264,815 55,996 454 6,705 529 3,372 7 197

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 23.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 25.5% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 22.3%. General caste population has increased by 23%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.4% and child population has increased by 5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Alwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.8% 23% 26% 27.4% 5%
Male 22.3% 21.6% 24.3% 24.9% 5.9%
Female 25.5% 24.6% 28% 30.4% 4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 893 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 910 and in schedule tribe is 890. There are 866 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Alwar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 21 27 38 -15
2011 893 889 910 890 866
2001 870 868 883 852 881

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Alwar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sukal 1040 Bhoogar (CT) 922
Bichpuri 1037 Alwar (M Cl + OG) 892
Gajeeka 1015 Alwar (M Cl) 891
Bahadurpur Patti Pahar 1010 Diwakari (CT) 881
Pahara 1008 Desoola (CT) 869
Jahar Khera 1006
Lodhari 1004
Pathroda 1003
Nagli Jhamawat 1002
Bahadurpur Patti Joriya 996

Literacy

Total about 4.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.7 lakh are male and about 1.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Alwar is 75%. 86% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Alwar

Total Male Female
Change 7.4% 4.8% 10.9%
2011 75.3% 86.3% 63%
2001 67.9% 81.5% 52.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Alwar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Itarna ( Rural ) 93 Alwar (M Cl) 86
Barh Kesharpur 86 Alwar (M Cl + OG) 86
Nangali Munshi 84 Diwakari (CT) 78
Mundiya 79 Bhoogar (CT) 77
Jhareda 78 Desoola (CT) 74
Bas Sahedi 78
Nirbhaypura 77
Madanpuri 77
Chikani 77
Pala 76

Workers profile

Alwar has 41% (about 2.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 30% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Alwar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.3% 32.5% 8.8% 58.7%
Male 51.6% 45.3% 6.3% 48.4%
Female 29.6% 18.1% 11.5% 70.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Alwar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Sirawas 68.1 Alwar (M Cl + OG) 48.4
Rundh Binak 54.7 Alwar (M Cl) 48.4
Dadhikar ( Dadikar ) 33.4 Bhoogar (CT) 5.2
Madhogarh 30.2 Desoola (CT) 5.1
Bhakhera 27.8 Diwakari (CT) 2.8
Indok 24
Kraska 22.4
Bala Dahra 19.7
Prithvipura 18.9
Baleta 16.7