Chomu Tahsil, with population of about 4 lakh is Jaipur district's the 6th most populous sub district, located in Jaipur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 114 villages in the sub district, among them Khejroli is the most populous village with population of about 17 thousand and Dhani Nijharna is the least populous village with population of 79. Morija is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 23 km2 and Dhani Nijharna is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Chomu Municipality; and Govindgarh Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4 lakh people, among them about 2.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.9 lakh (48%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chomu tahsil is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 61 thousand households in the sub district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 82% (about 3.2 lakh) live in Chomu Sub District rural part and 18% (about 72 thousand) population live in the Chomu Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chomu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 395,009 328,397 46,619 19,993 58,418
Male 205,667 170,930 24,357 10,380 31,768
Female 189,342 157,467 22,262 9,613 26,650

Most populated Villages and Cities in Chomu

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Khejroli 16531 Chomu 64417
Morija 13362 Govindgarh 7735
Kaladera 13151
Itawa Bhopji 10881
Udaipuriya 9381
Samod 9365
Tigariya 8546
Harota 7461
Niwana 6885
Jaitpura 6720

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 920 in Muslims are 942.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chomu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 395,009 378,867 15,134 161 63 20 598 0 166
Male 205,667 197,334 7,794 87 39 10 311 0 92
Female 189,342 181,533 7,340 74 24 10 287 0 74

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 21% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 21.3% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 20.7%. General caste population has increased by 20.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.8% and child population has decreased by -6.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chomu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21% 20.3% 24.6% 24.8% -6.6%
Male 20.7% 20.1% 24.6% 23.4% -3.2%
Female 21.3% 20.5% 24.6% 26.4% -10.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 914 and in schedule tribe is 926. There are 839 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 4 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 - Chomu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 3 0 22 -68
2011 921 921 914 926 839
2001 917 918 914 904 907

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Chomu

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dhani Nijharna 1079 Govindgarh 953
Geeda Ka Bas 1074 Chomu 903
Asti Kalan 1007
Nadiya 1005
Nopura 995
Chak Dalelpura 992
Sabalpura 990
Cheta Ka Bas 986
Kumbhpuriya 986
Anatpura 985

Literacy

Total about 2.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.5 lakh are male and about 95 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chomu is 73%. 87% of male and 58% 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 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chomu

Total Male Female
Change 6.2% 3.1% 9.8%
2011 73% 86.8% 58.2%
2001 66.8% 83.7% 48.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Chomu

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kalu Ka Bas@ Shyam Nagar 87 Govindgarh 80
Kumbha Ka Bas 82 Chomu 79
Kaladera 77
Tankarda 77
Charanwas 77
Samod 77
Jodhpura 76
Fatehpura 76
Heera Ka Bas 75
Malikpur 75

Workers profile

Chomu has 41% (about 1.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 34% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chomu

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.1% 32.8% 8.3% 58.9%
Male 47.8% 42.2% 5.6% 52.2%
Female 33.8% 22.7% 11.2% 66.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Chomu

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Morija 22.9 Chomu 22.5
Khejroli 22.2 Govindgarh 6.6
Kaladera 18.3
Samod 16.5
Itawa Bhopji 16.2
Tigariya 15.5
Nangal Bharda 15
Ghinoi 13.7
Bawari Gopinath 13.2
Asti Kalan 12.8