Bhopalgarh Tahsil, with population of about 3.2 lakh is Jodhpur district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Jodhpur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 160 villages in the sub district, among them Bhopalgarh is the most populous village with population of about 19 thousand and Bhat Koriya is the least populous village with population of 91. Asop is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 95 km2 and Dayalu Nagar is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.2 lakh people, among them about 1.7 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.6 lakh (48%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhopalgarh tahsil is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 58 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhopalgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 320,952 248,496 69,580 2,876 49,751
Male 165,645 128,216 35,946 1,483 26,499
Female 155,307 120,280 33,634 1,393 23,252

Most populated Villages in Bhopalgarh

Villages
Name Population
Bhopalgarh 19322
Asop 12611
Baori 10697
Khangata 7516
Birai 7400
Satheen 6924
Gangani 6467
Soyla 5365
Nadsar 5247
Gajsinghpura 5228

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% 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 938 in Muslims are 936.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhopalgarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 320,952 303,306 16,541 129 23 18 743 1 191
Male 165,645 156,540 8,542 61 14 8 370 1 109
Female 155,307 146,766 7,999 68 9 10 373 0 82

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 18.1% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 18.3%. General caste population has increased by 16.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 60.2% and child population has decreased by -7.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhopalgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.2% 16.2% 24.3% 60.2% -7.4%
Male 18.3% 16.5% 23.7% 59.3% -5.5%
Female 18.1% 16% 24.9% 61.2% -9.5%

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 938, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 939. 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 decreased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 39 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhopalgarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 -4 9 11 -39
2011 938 938 936 939 877
2001 939 942 927 928 916

Villages with highest sex ratio in Bhopalgarh

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Basni Theda 1181
Bhairu Nagar 1151
Burchha 1076
Jasnagar 1069
Hanuman Nagar 1065
Udeth Nagar 1049
Surpura Kalan 1034
Govindpura 1028
Devnagar 1022
Dhandhora 1019

Literacy

Total about 1.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1 lakh are male and about 51 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhopalgarh is 57%. 75% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhopalgarh

Total Male Female
Change 12.1% 8.0% 16.7%
2011 57.2% 74.6% 39%
2001 45.1% 66.6% 22.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Bhopalgarh

Workers profile

Bhopalgarh has 49% (about 1.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 46% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhopalgarh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48.7% 31.3% 17.4% 51.3%
Male 51.3% 40.5% 10.8% 48.7%
Female 45.9% 21.4% 24.5% 54.1%

Biggest Villages in Bhopalgarh

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Asop 94.6
Satheen 67.8
Bhopalgarh 61.6
Gangani 60.4
Birai 58.1
Baori 54.3
Netra 49.6
Khangata 48.9
Gajsinghpura 44.1
Ratkuriya 44