Jodhpur Tahsil, with population of about 13.8 lakh is Jodhpur district's the most populous sub district, located in Jodhpur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 133 villages in the sub district, among them Jhalamand is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Sooraj Basni is the least populous village with population of 198. Keroo is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 56 km2 and Daon Ki Dhani is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 5 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Jodhpur Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Jodhpur Municipal Corporation; Kuri Bhagtasani, Sangariya and Nandri Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 13.8 lakh people, among them about 7.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 6.5 lakh (48%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jodhpur tahsil is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2.5 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 83% (about 11.4 lakh) live in Jodhpur Sub District urban part and 17% (about 2.4 lakh) population live in the Jodhpur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,378,224 1,160,131 182,599 35,494 187,912
Male 723,242 610,338 94,319 18,585 99,464
Female 654,982 549,793 88,280 16,909 88,448

Most populated Villages and Cities in Jodhpur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Jhalamand 15127 Jodhpur 1056191
Keroo 9523 Jodhpur 1033756
Chaukhan 6881 Kuri Bhagtasani 38429
Salwa Kalan 5319 Sangariya 22853
Bhatinda 5299 Nandri 20827
Palasani 5287
Bisalpur 5034
Beroo 4815
Kakelao 4767
Manaklao 4674

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 898 in Muslims are 935 and in Jains are 987.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jodhpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,378,224 1,119,467 217,690 5,200 3,776 332 28,934 74 2,751
Male 723,242 589,669 112,494 2,679 2,138 166 14,563 40 1,493
Female 654,982 529,798 105,196 2,521 1,638 166 14,371 34 1,258

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 28.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 30.8% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 27.2%. General caste population has increased by 28.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 46.3% and child population has increased by 11.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28.8% 28.1% 30.8% 46.3% 11.4%
Male 27.2% 26.4% 28.7% 46.4% 12.1%
Female 30.8% 30% 33.2% 46.3% 10.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 906 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 901, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 910. There are 889 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jodhpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 25 31 0 -12
2011 906 901 936 910 889
2001 881 876 905 910 901

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Jodhpur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sooraj Basni 1084 Nandri 913
Purakhpur 1034 Jodhpur 903
Popawas 1028 Jodhpur 902
Jajiwal Gehlota 1024 Kuri Bhagtasani 887
Lordi-Pandit Ji 1018 Sangariya 877
Rajwa 1017
Meglasiya 1017
Jajiwal Godara 1014
Gujrawas Khurd 1014
Birdawas 1007

Literacy

Total about 9.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 5.3 lakh are male and about 3.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jodhpur is 77%. 86% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jodhpur

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 2.6% 8.5%
2011 77.2% 85.6% 68%
2001 72% 83% 59.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Jodhpur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ralawas 94 Kuri Bhagtasani 82
Golasani 86 Jodhpur 81
Jaleli Champawatan 83 Jodhpur 80
Barli Ner 78 Nandri 80
Kanawas Ka Pana 78 Sangariya 69
Jajiwal Brahmana 77
Indroka 77
Bhagtasani 76
Khokhari 75
Jheepasani 73

Workers profile

Jodhpur has 34% (about 4.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 14% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jodhpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.9% 28.5% 5.4% 66.1%
Male 51.6% 46.5% 5.1% 48.4%
Female 14.3% 8.7% 5.6% 85.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jodhpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Keroo 56.1 Jodhpur 78.6
Bhatinda 55.7 Jodhpur 78.6
Bisalpur 48 Sangariya 12.3
Kakelao 44.3 Kuri Bhagtasani 10
Palasani 34.4 Nandri 6.9
Salwa Kalan 31.6
Indroka 30.5
Manaklao 29.1
Banar 26.9
Daikara 26.6