Osian Tahsil, with population of about 4.7 lakh is Jodhpur district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Jodhpur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 264 villages in the sub district, among them Tiwari is the most populous village with population of about 18 thousand and Doli Nerwa is the least populous village with population of 58. Tiwari is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 60 km2 and Balaji Nagar is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4.7 lakh people, among them about 2.4 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.2 lakh (48%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Osian tahsil is 19%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 76 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

100% population of Osian tahsil live in the Osian Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Osian

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 465,257 361,515 84,086 19,656 87,996
Male 242,164 188,477 43,503 10,184 46,556
Female 223,093 173,038 40,583 9,472 41,440

Most populated Villages in Osian

Villages
Name Population
Tiwari 18267
Mathaniya 14939
Osian 12548
Newra Road 6625
Parasala 6309
Raimalwara 5819
Jakhan 5650
Balarwa 5038
Dhanari Kalan 4829
Panditji Ki Dhani 4732

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 921 in Muslims are 922.

Religion wise population 2011 - Osian

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 465,257 452,042 11,757 123 24 19 1,143 3 146
Male 242,164 235,263 6,117 67 10 8 604 1 94
Female 223,093 216,779 5,640 56 14 11 539 2 52

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 31.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 31.7% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 31.9%. General caste population has increased by 28.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 42.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 45.2% and child population has increased by 13.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Osian

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31.8% 28.8% 42.9% 45.2% 13.1%
Male 31.9% 29% 42.4% 46.8% 15.5%
Female 31.7% 28.7% 43.6% 43.6% 10.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 933 and in schedule tribe is 930. There are 890 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Osian

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 -3 8 -21 -40
2011 921 918 933 930 890
2001 923 921 925 951 930

Villages with highest sex ratio in Osian

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Mepan 1161
Vishnu Nagar 1052
Karvasro Ki Dhani 1037
Budh Nagar 1021
Bijariya Bavri 1020
Khagar Ki Dhani 1017
Pabu Nagar 1016
Basnitarda 1015
Jasnathpura 1012
Bhakhri Dhani 1011

Literacy

Total about 2.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 73 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Osian is 58%. 74% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Osian

Total Male Female
Change 13.9% 10.1% 18.1%
2011 57.7% 74% 40.1%
2001 43.8% 63.9% 22%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Osian

Workers profile

Osian has 45% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 41% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Osian

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45.3% 32.6% 12.7% 54.7%
Male 49.2% 41.8% 7.3% 50.8%
Female 41.1% 22.5% 18.6% 58.9%

Biggest Villages in Osian

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Tiwari 60.2
Parasala 51.9
Raimalwara 47.7
Nausar 47.3
Newra Road 45.2
Bapini 40.5
Jakhan 40.1
Ompura 39.9
Panditji Ki Dhani 39.7
Bhimsagar 36.5