Didwana Tahsil, with population of about 4 lakh is Nagaur district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Nagaur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 189 villages in the sub district, among them Khatu Khurd is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Pathanon Ka Barh is the least populous village with population of 5. Khatu Khurd is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 25 km2 and Gardeja Basni is the smallest with 2 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4 lakh people, among them about 2 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.9 lakh (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Didwana tahsil is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 67 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 86% (about 3.4 lakh) live in Didwana Sub District rural part and 14% (about 54 thousand) population live in the Didwana Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Didwana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 397,003 321,768 74,762 473 61,216
Male 202,303 163,556 38,484 263 32,284
Female 194,700 158,212 36,278 210 28,932

Most populated Villages and Cities in Didwana

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Khatu Khurd 10865 Didwana 53749
Sherani Abad 8692 Didwana 53328
Dhankoli 7626
Molasar 6920
Khunkhuna 6796
Koliya 6488
Ladariya 5647
Baliya 5315
Daulatpura 4748
Beri Khurd 4669

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 959 in Muslims are 974.

Religion wise population 2011 - Didwana

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 397,003 300,779 94,613 464 33 29 281 15 789
Male 202,303 153,541 47,941 224 14 14 145 8 416
Female 194,700 147,238 46,672 240 19 15 136 7 373

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 20.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.6% which is -1.6% lower than male population growth rate of 21.2%. General caste population has increased by 19.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -4.8% and child population has decreased by -4.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Didwana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.4% 19.4% 25% -4.8% -4.1%
Male 21.2% 20.2% 25.6% -1.5% -3.1%
Female 19.6% 18.7% 24.4% -8.7% -5.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 962 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 967, in schedule caste is 943 and in schedule tribe is 798. There are 896 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Didwana

Total General SC ST Child
Change -13 -13 -8 -63 -21
2011 962 967 943 798 896
2001 975 980 951 861 917

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Didwana

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Pathanon Ka Barh 1500 Didwana 934
Elichpura 1286 Didwana 933
Khatiya Basni 1180
Khuri 1174
Indrapura 1136
Patan 1135
Loroli 1134
Sagoo Khurd 1132
Jorawarpura 1090
Kalwani 1090

Literacy

Total about 2.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 87 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Didwana is 67%. 82% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Didwana

Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 2.5% 5.7%
2011 67.4% 82.3% 52.2%
2001 63.2% 79.8% 46.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Didwana

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Pathanon Ka Barh 100 Didwana 74
Elichpura 84 Didwana 74
Chand Basni 84
Beri Khurd 83
Lalasari 82
Jatanpura 80
Jharod 79
Tarpura 79
Kyamsar 79
Sewa 78

Workers profile

Didwana has 39% (about 1.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 30% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Didwana

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.3% 23.9% 15.4% 60.7%
Male 48% 36.7% 11.2% 52%
Female 30.3% 10.6% 19.7% 69.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Didwana

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Khatu Khurd 24.7 Didwana 14.5
Agoonta 22.8 Didwana 14.5
Molasar 21.6
Peedwa 20.8
Dhankoli 18.9
Ladariya 18.4
Palot 18.2
Daulatpura 18.1
Pawa 17.6
Ruwan 16