Pachpadra Tahsil, with population of about 4.2 lakh is Barmer district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Barmer district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 277 villages in the sub district, among them Jasol is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Temawas is the least populous village with population of 16. Thob is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 63 km2 and Thanmali Nath is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Balotra Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4.2 lakh people, among them about 2.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 2 lakh (48%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pachpadra tahsil is 19%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 73 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 82% (about 3.5 lakh) live in Pachpadra Sub District rural part and 18% (about 74 thousand) population live in the Pachpadra Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pachpadra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 422,784 325,823 60,518 36,443 78,440
Male 220,029 169,458 31,519 19,052 41,224
Female 202,755 156,365 28,999 17,391 37,216

Most populated Villages and Cities in Pachpadra

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Jasol 15552 Balotra 74496
Pachpadra 9191
Asotara 7687
Asara 6759
Manjiwala 5882
Kanana 5668
Parloo 5342
Kalyanpur 5274
Bithooja 4870
Mewa Nagar 4553

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 920 in Muslims are 915 and in Jains are 977.

Religion wise population 2011 - Pachpadra

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 422,784 361,822 47,114 220 41 59 13,169 8 351
Male 220,029 188,421 24,605 108 22 35 6,661 4 173
Female 202,755 173,401 22,509 112 19 24 6,508 4 178

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 29.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 29.8% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 28.5%. General caste population has increased by 26.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 35.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 44.2% and child population has increased by 10.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pachpadra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29.1% 26.5% 35.6% 44.2% 10.5%
Male 28.5% 25.9% 34.8% 43.1% 12.2%
Female 29.8% 27.2% 36.4% 45.4% 8.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 923, in schedule caste is 920 and in schedule tribe is 913. 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 increased by 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pachpadra

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 9 11 15 -30
2011 921 923 920 913 903
2001 912 914 909 898 933

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Pachpadra

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chirdani 1227 Balotra 924
Arawa Nagnecha 1176
Hari Nagar 1089
Rajeev Nagar 1053
Kapoorari 1049
Doodhwa Malinath 1046
Thanmali Nath 1045
Parloo 1044
Mohanpura 1042
Junjaniyon Ki Dhani 1041

Literacy

Total about 2.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.3 lakh are male and about 75 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pachpadra is 61%. 75% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pachpadra

Total Male Female
Change 2.5% 1.0% 4.4%
2011 60.7% 75% 45.2%
2001 58.2% 74% 40.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Pachpadra

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Badoo Ka Bara 78 Balotra 76
Shri Kheteshwar Brahmdham Tirth 78
Moolji Ki Dhani 78
Doodhwa Der 77
Dhoondhali 77
Raniya Desipura 76
Rawli Dhani 76
Kelankot 75
Bhinda Kua 75
Sajiyali Moolraj-Ii 75

Workers profile

Pachpadra has 42% (about 1.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 34% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pachpadra

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.4% 25.1% 17.3% 57.6%
Male 49.8% 36.8% 13.1% 50.2%
Female 34.3% 12.4% 21.9% 65.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Pachpadra

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Thob 62.8 Balotra 29
Asotara 54.8
Asara 50.7
Mewa Nagar 50.4
Kalyanpur 39.3
Tilwara 37.8
Sambhra 37.2
Khattoo 36.3
Parloo 36.1
Umarlai Khalsa 36.1