Nagaur Tahsil, with population of about 5.2 lakh is Nagaur district's the most populous sub district, located in Nagaur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 192 villages in the sub district, among them Roon is the most populous village with population of 9241 and Basni Kuriya is the least populous village with population of 11. Roon is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 71 km2 and Chak Jhoojhanda is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 6 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Nagaur Municipality and Out Growth; Nagaur, Kuchera and Mundwa Municipalities Basni Belima and Chenar Village Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.2 lakh people, among them about 2.7 lakh (51%) are male and about 2.6 lakh (49%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nagaur tahsil is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 89 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 66% (about 3.4 lakh) live in Nagaur Sub District rural part and 34% (about 1.8 lakh) population live in the Nagaur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nagaur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 524,926 418,335 105,884 707 82,663
Male 269,898 214,970 54,550 378 43,127
Female 255,028 203,365 51,334 329 39,536

Most populated Villages and Cities in Nagaur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Roon 9241 Nagaur 105218
Kumari 8525 Nagaur 102872
Khajwana 7378 Basni Belima 29187
Sankhwas 6542 Kuchera 23468
Alay 6540 Mundwa 16871
Inana 6060 Chenar Village 5579
Shribalaji 5565
Gogelao 4906
Gawaloo 4883
Karloo 4865

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 941 in Muslims are 962.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nagaur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 524,926 420,296 99,603 367 97 55 3,573 5 930
Male 269,898 216,572 50,760 191 57 28 1,840 1 449
Female 255,028 203,724 48,843 176 40 27 1,733 4 481

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 22.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 22.6% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of 21.8%. General caste population has increased by 19.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 35.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 116.2% and child population has decreased by -2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nagaur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.2% 19.2% 35.4% 116.2% -2%
Male 21.8% 18.9% 34.8% 108.8% -1.7%
Female 22.6% 19.5% 36.1% 125.3% -2.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 945 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 941 and in schedule tribe is 870. There are 917 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nagaur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 5 9 63 -6
2011 945 946 941 870 917
2001 939 941 932 807 923

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Nagaur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Nabawas 1200 Basni Belima 980
Jabrasi 1118 Chenar Village 971
Khera Akbarpura 1114 Mundwa 968
Khera Dhadhalwas 1089 Nagaur 945
Peetholai 1058 Nagaur 944
Palari Pichkiyan 1039 Kuchera 940
Lunda 1039
Hingoniya 1027
Amanda 1026
Salwa 1020

Literacy

Total about 2.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.7 lakh are male and about 1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nagaur is 62%. 76% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nagaur

Total Male Female
Change 8.3% 4.8% 12.0%
2011 62.3% 75.9% 47.9%
2001 54% 71.1% 35.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Nagaur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nakas 85 Chenar Village 74
Kanwlisar 80 Basni Belima 74
Shribalaji 80 Nagaur 71
Dhakoriya 78 Nagaur 71
Saleu 76 Kuchera 61
Hanmannagar 76 Mundwa 60
Nathanara 76
Tausar 76
Khariya 75
Jodhras 74

Workers profile

Nagaur has 42% (about 2.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 33% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nagaur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.4% 31% 11.3% 57.6%
Male 51.1% 42.2% 8.9% 48.9%
Female 33.1% 19.2% 13.9% 66.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Nagaur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Roon 71.5 Kuchera 62.4
Inana 55.8 Mundwa 47.9
Sankhwas 51.8 Nagaur 37.8
Khajwana 50 Nagaur 37.8
Karloo 48.9 Basni Belima 18
Bhadana 43.4 Chenar Village 7.4
Palri Jodha 38.4
Gawaloo 37.6
Bhakrod 37.4
Phirod 34.9