Luni Tahsil, with population of about 2.2 lakh is Jodhpur district's the least populous sub district, located in Jodhpur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 170 villages in the sub district, among them Salawas is the most populous village with population of 6592 and Rohila Bhandoo is the least populous village with population of 36. Gura Vishnoiyan is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 34 km2 and Dhana Vishnoi is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.2 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Luni tahsil is 17%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 38 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Luni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 221,979 175,260 35,728 10,991 38,040
Male 114,403 90,220 18,548 5,635 20,184
Female 107,576 85,040 17,180 5,356 17,856

Most populated Villages in Luni

Villages
Name Population
Salawas 6592
Chawan 6419
Dhundhara 6019
Gura Vishnoiyan 5909
Feench 5739
Jhanwar 5648
Nandwan 5648
Boranara 5428
Doli 5163
Dhawa I 4988

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 939 in Muslims are 964.

Religion wise population 2011 - Luni

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 221,979 210,131 11,237 71 27 11 399 0 103
Male 114,403 108,371 5,721 35 9 6 202 0 59
Female 107,576 101,760 5,516 36 18 5 197 0 44

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 29.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 29.5% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 29.3%. General caste population has increased by 27.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 45.2% and child population has increased by 6.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Luni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29.4% 27.8% 33.3% 45.2% 6.6%
Male 29.3% 27.8% 32.9% 43.9% 9.6%
Female 29.5% 27.8% 33.9% 46.5% 3.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 926 and in schedule tribe is 950. There are 885 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Luni

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 0 7 16 -52
2011 940 943 926 950 885
2001 939 943 919 934 937

Villages with highest sex ratio in Luni

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Chirai Nagar 1812
Rohila Bhandoo 1250
Modathali 1083
Basni Jhoonthan 1080
Dolanada 1074
Loonawas Jatan 1074
Krishna Nagar 1073
Ajeet Nagar 1058
Rabariyawas 1043
Mori 1040

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 74 thousand are male and about 43 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Luni is 63%. 79% of male and 47% 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 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Luni

Total Male Female
Change 10.8% 6.5% 15.6%
2011 63.4% 78.6% 47.4%
2001 52.6% 72.1% 31.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Luni

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Krishna Nagar 85
Sajara 84
Dhawa Ii 81
Beota 78
Vishnu Ki Dhani 77
Sardargarh 77
Mogra Khurd 77
Janguwas 76
Rabariyawas 75
Deopura 74

Workers profile

Luni has 43% (about 96 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 35% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Luni

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.1% 30.3% 12.9% 56.9%
Male 50.4% 41.8% 8.7% 49.6%
Female 35.3% 18% 17.3% 64.7%

Biggest Villages in Luni

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Gura Vishnoiyan 33.7
Khara Bera Purohitan 32.2
Salawas 29.6
Daipara Khichiyan 29.5
Chawan 29.3
Dhawa I 28.5
Feench 28.4
Satlana 27.4
Dhundhara 25.9
Peeparli 25.3