Shergarh Tahsil, with population of about 4.5 lakh is Jodhpur district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Jodhpur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 507 villages in the sub district, among them Balesar Satan is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Pannesingh Nagar is the least populous village with population of 51. Dechoo is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 45 km2 and Punasar is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4.5 lakh people, among them about 2.4 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.2 lakh (48%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shergarh tahsil is 20%, 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 Shergarh tahsil live in the Shergarh Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shergarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 452,134 343,054 82,565 26,515 88,471
Male 237,085 180,297 42,998 13,790 46,484
Female 215,049 162,757 39,567 12,725 41,987

Most populated Villages in Shergarh

Villages
Name Population
Balesar Satan 10936
Dechoo 6121
Shergarh 6016
Tena 5570
Balesar Durgawatan 4939
Khudiyala 4906
Bhandoo Jati 4347
Belwa 4346
Chaba 4136
Raisar 3752

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 907 in Muslims are 916.

Religion wise population 2011 - Shergarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 452,134 427,461 21,892 146 43 52 2,332 2 206
Male 237,085 224,194 11,424 80 24 30 1,218 1 114
Female 215,049 203,267 10,468 66 19 22 1,114 1 92

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 34.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 33.8% which is -0.8% lower than male population growth rate of 34.6%. General caste population has increased by 32.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 39.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.6% and child population has increased by 15% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shergarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34.2% 32.4% 39.5% 43.6% 15%
Male 34.6% 33% 39.2% 43.4% 17.4%
Female 33.8% 31.7% 39.7% 43.8% 12.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 907 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 920 and in schedule tribe is 923. There are 903 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 6 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 - Shergarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 -8 3 3 -40
2011 907 903 920 923 903
2001 913 911 917 920 943

Villages with highest sex ratio in Shergarh

Literacy

Total about 2.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 68 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shergarh is 57%. 74% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shergarh

Total Male Female
Change 15.4% 11.7% 19.6%
2011 57.3% 73.9% 39.1%
2001 41.9% 62.2% 19.5%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Shergarh

Workers profile

Shergarh has 43% (about 1.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 38% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shergarh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.9% 24.3% 18.6% 57.1%
Male 47.7% 34.9% 12.8% 52.3%
Female 37.7% 12.8% 24.9% 62.3%

Biggest Villages in Shergarh

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Dechoo 44.6
Gumanpura 39.4
Judiya 37.8
Siyanda 33.4
Khudiyala 31
Padamgarh 29.2
Raisar 28.3
Sai 27.6
Tena 27.5
Ramsar 25