Phalodi Tahsil, with population of about 5.6 lakh is Jodhpur district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Jodhpur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 500 villages in the sub district, among them Bap is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Ismile Khan Ki Dhani is the least populous village with population of 27. Baroo is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 150 km2 and Chhatarwalon Ka Gaon is the smallest with 2 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.6 lakh people, among them about 3 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.7 lakh (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Phalodi tahsil is 20%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 93 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 91% (about 5.1 lakh) live in Phalodi Sub District rural part and 9% (about 50 thousand) population live in the Phalodi Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Phalodi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 564,560 447,960 95,519 21,081 113,151
Male 296,367 235,281 50,032 11,054 59,776
Female 268,193 212,679 45,487 10,027 53,375

Most populated Villages and Cities in Phalodi

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bap 10393 Phalodi 49914
Jaisala 7115 Phalodi 49766
Kheechan 7025
Peelwa 5878
Boogdi 4963
Sri Krishnanagar 4590
Rohina 4202
Dhelana 4192
Ghantiyali 4188
Cheemana 4153

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 902 in Muslims are 918.

Religion wise population 2011 - Phalodi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 564,560 462,881 99,185 238 206 44 1,743 0 263
Male 296,367 243,362 51,709 125 117 18 889 0 147
Female 268,193 219,519 47,476 113 89 26 854 0 116

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 30.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 30.5% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 30.9%. General caste population has increased by 27.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 58.9% and child population has increased by 15.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Phalodi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30.7% 27.6% 40.8% 58.9% 15.1%
Male 30.9% 28% 40.4% 58.1% 17%
Female 30.5% 27.3% 41.3% 59.7% 13.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 904, in schedule caste is 909 and in schedule tribe is 907. There are 893 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Phalodi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -5 6 9 -30
2011 905 904 909 907 893
2001 908 909 903 898 923

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Phalodi

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ekal Thali 1139 Phalodi 914
Jharasar 1128 Phalodi 914
Sadri Khurd 1119
Kalu Kha Ki Dhani 1109
Ram Nagar 1108
Ramcheema Nada 1088
Krishan Nagar Kalan 1085
Jambheswar Nagar-Ii 1079
Jaisingh Nagar 1063
Kishanpura 1045

Literacy

Total about 2.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.7 lakh are male and about 90 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Phalodi is 58%. 72% of male and 42% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Phalodi

Total Male Female
Change 9.9% 7.2% 13.0%
2011 57.9% 72.2% 42.1%
2001 48% 65% 29.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Phalodi

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Meharam Nagar 89 Phalodi 73
Saranpura 85 Phalodi 73
Lordiyan 81
Ghamner 81
Shivnagar 81
Jhardeji Ki Bhakri 80
Bajrang Nagar 80
Govind Nagar 79
Thoriyasar 79
Aaseji Nagar 79

Workers profile

Phalodi has 42% (about 2.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 36% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 21% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Phalodi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.3% 25.7% 16.6% 57.7%
Male 48.1% 35.8% 12.2% 51.9%
Female 36% 14.5% 21.5% 64%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Phalodi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Baroo 149.7 Phalodi 9
Bhadlachuhron Ki Basti 126.7 Phalodi 9
Kansingh Ki Seer 120.3
Bap 109.8
Newa 93
Boogdi 85
Kanasar 79.2
Jaisala 76.7
Udat 75.8
Bari Seer 75.4