Bilara Tahsil, with population of about 2.8 lakh is Jodhpur district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Jodhpur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 102 villages in the sub district, among them Boroonda is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Bari Khurd is the least populous village with population of 204. Bhavi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 64 km2 and Kanwariya Nagar is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Bilara and Pipar City Municipalities.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.8 lakh people, among them about 1.5 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.4 lakh (49%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bilara tahsil is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 55 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 73% (about 2.1 lakh) live in Bilara Sub District rural part and 27% (about 76 thousand) population live in the Bilara Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bilara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 284,059 223,801 57,947 2,311 41,169
Male 145,022 113,931 29,853 1,238 21,768
Female 139,037 109,870 28,094 1,073 19,401

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bilara

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Boroonda 15480 Bilara 39590
Ransi Gaon 8418 Pipar City 36810
Bhavi 8099
Khejarla 7472
Khariya Meethapur 7272
Hariya Dhana 5966
Pichiyak 5438
Riyan 5302
Rawar 4238
Lamba 4178

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 963 in Muslims are 929.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bilara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 284,059 249,111 33,256 128 24 38 1,403 0 99
Male 145,022 126,913 17,242 72 7 20 709 0 59
Female 139,037 122,198 16,014 56 17 18 694 0 40

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.4% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 10.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 257.2% and child population has decreased by -10.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bilara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.7% 10.2% 20.4% 257.2% -10.9%
Male 11.2% 8.6% 18.4% 243.9% -9.7%
Female 14.4% 11.8% 22.5% 273.9% -12.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 941 and in schedule tribe is 867. There are 891 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bilara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 27 31 70 -26
2011 959 964 941 867 891
2001 931 937 910 797 917

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bilara

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Beejasani 1188 Bilara 1008
Bhakhron Ki Dhani 1099 Pipar City 936
Theengla Nagar 1083
Jhurli 1076
Jelwa 1075
Khoontaliya 1074
Patel Nagar 1066
Rampuriya Bhatiyan 1057
Barna 1051
Bari Khurd 1040

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 97 thousand are male and about 56 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bilara is 63%. 79% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bilara

Total Male Female
Change 8.7% 4.9% 13.3%
2011 63% 79.1% 46.4%
2001 54.3% 74.2% 33.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bilara

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jambanagar 76 Bilara 72
Vishnu Nagar 75 Pipar City 71
Jairoop Nagar 73
Basni Kaparda 73
Matwalon Ki Dhani 69
Kooparawas 69
Khudecha 69
Jhurli 68
Pabu Nagar 68
Jetiwas 68

Workers profile

Bilara has 45% (about 1.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 37% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bilara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44.7% 31.3% 13.4% 55.3%
Male 51.6% 43% 8.7% 48.4%
Female 37.4% 19.1% 18.3% 62.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bilara

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bhavi 64.2 Bilara 102.3
Ransi Gaon 54.3 Pipar City 10
Boroonda 43.7
Boyal 40.4
Khejarla 37.8
Kaparda 36.8
Riyan 35.9
Bala 34.1
Olvi 33.4
Barna 31.9