Sikar Tahsil, with population of about 6.4 lakh is Sikar district's the most populous sub district, located in Sikar district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 201 villages in the sub district, among them Piprali is the most populous village with population of 8516 and Ola Ki Dhani is the least populous village with population of 163. Tarpura is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 24 km2 and Ola Ki Dhani is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Sikar Municipal Council and Out Growth; and Sikar Municipal Council.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 6.4 lakh people, among them about 3.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 3.1 lakh (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sikar tahsil is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 1.1 lakh households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 62% (about 4 lakh) live in Sikar Sub District rural part and 38% (about 2.4 lakh) population live in the Sikar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sikar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 644,186 539,772 95,698 8,716 89,602
Male 331,417 277,501 49,403 4,513 48,512
Female 312,769 262,271 46,295 4,203 41,090

Most populated Villages and Cities in Sikar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Piprali 8516 Sikar 244497
Dhod 8120 Sikar 237532
Katrathal 8035
Kasli 7913
Tarpura 7392
Kirdoli 6933
Singrawat 6850
Doojod 6789
Singhasan 4756
Mundwara 4712

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 19% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 937 in Muslims are 972.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sikar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 644,186 517,118 123,303 377 131 66 2,192 3 996
Male 331,417 266,970 62,535 200 72 34 1,091 1 514
Female 312,769 250,148 60,768 177 59 32 1,101 2 482

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 21.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 21.4% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 21.3%. General caste population has increased by 20.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.6% and child population has decreased by -3.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sikar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.3% 20.5% 26% 28.6% -3.3%
Male 21.3% 20.4% 25.7% 27.6% -1.6%
Female 21.4% 20.5% 26.2% 29.6% -5.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 944 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 945, in schedule caste is 937 and in schedule tribe is 931. There are 847 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sikar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 0 4 14 -32
2011 944 945 937 931 847
2001 943 945 933 917 879

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Sikar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bagriyon Ki Dhani 1152 Sikar 931
Madhopura 1150 Sikar 928
Bhagowa 1144
Lakheepura 1095
Khurd 1083
Dhani Fatehsingh 1082
Kanwarpura 1055
Nada Ki Dhani 1053
Pardoli Chhoti 1051
Shyamgarh 1047

Literacy

Total about 4.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.4 lakh are male and about 1.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sikar is 73%. 85% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sikar

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 0.9% 5.2%
2011 73.1% 85.3% 60.4%
2001 70.1% 84.4% 55.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Sikar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Dulla Ki Dhani 85 Sikar 76
Dasa Ki Dhani 85 Sikar 76
Bajaj Gram 83
Dulhepura 82
Kundalpur Dakshin 82
Kudan 82
Ajeetpura 82
Shastrinagar 82
Sihot Chhoti 80
Dhani Salamsingh (Rural) 80

Workers profile

Sikar has 38% (about 2.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 26% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sikar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38% 27.6% 10.4% 62%
Male 49.6% 42.1% 7.5% 50.4%
Female 25.7% 12.2% 13.5% 74.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sikar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Tarpura 23.9 Sikar 39.7
Piprali 23.5 Sikar 39.7
Katrathal 23.2
Kasli 21.8
Dhod 20.8
Purohit Ka Bas 20.2
Mundwara 18.7
Doojod 17
Anokhoo 17
Pewa 15.9