Siwana Tahsil, with population of about 2.7 lakh is Barmer district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Barmer district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 128 villages in the sub district, among them Siwana is the most populous village with population of about 24 thousand and Math Kharantiya is the least populous village with population of 10. Padroo is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 56 km2 and Girad Ka Dhana is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.7 lakh people, among them about 1.4 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (48%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Siwana tahsil is 18%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 46 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Siwana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 272,560 192,381 51,287 28,892 48,321
Male 142,442 100,355 27,008 15,079 25,448
Female 130,118 92,026 24,279 13,813 22,873

Most populated Villages in Siwana

Villages
Name Population
Siwana 24387
Samdari 13322
Padroo 10528
Mokalsar 8027
Indrana 6969
Maylawas 5797
Mithora 5607
Karmawas 5297
Itwaya 5274
Rakhi 4659

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 913 in Muslims are 909.

Religion wise population 2011 - Siwana

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 272,560 261,540 8,076 105 28 14 2,636 1 160
Male 142,442 136,715 4,230 54 19 5 1,334 1 84
Female 130,118 124,825 3,846 51 9 9 1,302 0 76

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 27.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 27% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of 28.1%. General caste population has increased by 23.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 39.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 39.4% and child population has increased by 8.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Siwana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27.6% 23.2% 39.7% 39.4% 8.5%
Male 28.1% 24.1% 39.2% 38.6% 9.8%
Female 27% 22.2% 40.1% 40.4% 7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 913 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 917, in schedule caste is 899 and in schedule tribe is 916. There are 899 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Siwana

Total General SC ST Child
Change -9 -14 6 12 -24
2011 913 917 899 916 899
2001 922 931 893 904 923

Villages with highest sex ratio in Siwana

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Hotarda 1185
Bhooti 1151
Goliya Chaudhariyan 1118
Burd (Boorad) 1084
Sooili 1048
Sarwari 1040
Dabli 1029
Jalampura 1027
Siriyadevi Nagar 1017
Darbala 1009

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 86 thousand are male and about 43 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Siwana is 57%. 73% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by -3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Siwana

Total Male Female
Change -1.4% -0.2% -2.7%
2011 57.4% 73.1% 40.3%
2001 58.8% 73.3% 43%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Siwana

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Teekampura 83
Dabli 82
Tejsingh Ki Dhani 82
Mokhandi 80
Bhanawas 73
Khetasar 73
Silor 71
Samdari 71
Arthandi 71
Samdari Station 70

Workers profile

Siwana has 43% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 36% 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 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Siwana

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.4% 30.4% 13% 56.6%
Male 50.4% 41.6% 8.8% 49.6%
Female 35.8% 18.2% 17.6% 64.2%

Biggest Villages in Siwana

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Padroo 55.8
Siriyadevi Nagar 47.3
Rakhi 43.1
Itwaya 41.7
Mokalsar 40.1
Mithora 36.2
Siwana 36.2
Nal 34.3
Goongrot 33.8
Dheera 33.8