Nawa Tahsil, with population of about 4 lakh is Nagaur district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Nagaur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 217 villages in the sub district, among them Maroth is the most populous village with population of 8330 and Mohanpura is the least populous village with population of 41. Maroth is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 29 km2 and Chak Daron Ka Bas is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Kuchaman City and Nawa Municipalities.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4 lakh people, among them about 2.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 2 lakh (48%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nawa tahsil is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 69 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 79% (about 3.2 lakh) live in Nawa Sub District rural part and 21% (about 84 thousand) population live in the Nawa Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nawa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 404,910 313,504 86,383 5,023 61,120
Male 208,912 161,284 44,977 2,651 32,560
Female 195,998 152,220 41,406 2,372 28,560

Most populated Villages and Cities in Nawa

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Maroth 8330 Kuchaman City 61969
Meethri 8196 Nawa 22088
Chitawa 8095
Lichana 6566
Minda 6029
Kukanwali 6011
Ghatwa 5621
Bhanwata 5220
Panchwa 4927
Jiliya 4790

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 937 in Muslims are 956.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nawa

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 404,910 378,873 21,967 192 15 22 3,297 231 313
Male 208,912 195,557 11,230 105 9 8 1,706 114 183
Female 195,998 183,316 10,737 87 6 14 1,591 117 130

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 20.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 20.7% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 19.7%. General caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.8% and child population has decreased by -0.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nawa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.2% 16.9% 33.1% 28.8% -0.6%
Male 19.7% 16.2% 33.5% 29.6% 0.8%
Female 20.7% 17.7% 32.7% 28% -2.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 921 and in schedule tribe is 895. There are 877 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nawa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 12 -5 -11 -26
2011 938 944 921 895 877
2001 931 932 926 906 903

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Nawa

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Narsinghpura 1307 Kuchaman City 937
Lora Ka Bas 1094 Nawa 917
Kakot 1090
Nanupura 1083
Shivnagar 1056
Riksa 1056
Lorpura 1054
Jaswantpura 1043
Karnipura 1042
Asanpura 1040

Literacy

Total about 2.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 90 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nawa is 68%. 81% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nawa

Total Male Female
Change 4.7% 2.5% 7.3%
2011 67.7% 81.1% 53.7%
2001 63% 78.6% 46.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Nawa

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Joshipura 89 Nawa 78
Prempura 84 Kuchaman City 77
Panwari 80
Shiv 79
Riksa 78
Karnipura 77
Rooppura 76
Gauravpura 75
Hudeel 75
Kankariya 75

Workers profile

Nawa has 41% (about 1.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 31% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nawa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.8% 29.9% 10.9% 59.2%
Male 49.8% 42.6% 7.2% 50.2%
Female 31.3% 16.4% 14.9% 68.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Nawa

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Maroth 28.6 Nawa 24
Panchota 27.7 Kuchaman City 12.5
Chitawa 27.4
Jabdi Nagar 21.7
Sargoth With Padampura 21.6
Khakharki 21
Lichana 20.5
Bhanwata 19.9
Indali 19.3
Rasal 18.6