Marwar Junction Tahsil, with population of about 2 lakh is Pali district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Pali district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 156 villages in the sub district, among them Kantaliya is the most populous village with population of 8549 and Sodon Ka Dhana is the least populous village with population of 58. Dudor is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 44 km2 and Asan Dakaniya is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Marwar Junction Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 98 thousand (49%) are male and about 1 lakh (51%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Marwar Junction tahsil is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 44 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 94% (about 1.9 lakh) live in Marwar Junction Sub District rural part and 6% (about 12 thousand) population live in the Marwar Junction Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Marwar Junction

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 198,978 148,206 44,307 6,465 28,078
Male 98,255 72,488 22,413 3,354 14,648
Female 100,723 75,718 21,894 3,111 13,430

Most populated Villages and Cities in Marwar Junction

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kantaliya 8549 Marwar Junction 12004
Jojawar 7427
Dhanla 5089
Banta 4598
Sawrad 4400
Ranawas 4301
Auwa 4108
Seeriyari 3987
Manda 3985
Saran 3918

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 1028 in Muslims are 957.

Religion wise population 2011 - Marwar Junction

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 198,978 191,468 6,428 105 45 6 780 6 140
Male 98,255 94,424 3,284 52 21 3 382 4 85
Female 100,723 97,044 3,144 53 24 3 398 2 55

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 3.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4.6% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 2.7%. General caste population has decreased by -1.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.2% and child population has decreased by -19.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Marwar Junction

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.6% -1.1% 20.2% 24.2% -19.6%
Male 2.7% -2% 18% 24.8% -18.8%
Female 4.6% -0.3% 22.6% 23.6% -20.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1025 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1045, in schedule caste is 977 and in schedule tribe is 928. There are 917 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Marwar Junction

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 19 37 -9 -19
2011 1025 1045 977 928 917
2001 1006 1026 940 937 936

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Marwar Junction

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Gopawas 1336 Marwar Junction 945
Asan (Ghanchian) 1330
Gura Durga 1310
Rambag 1260
Gura Himta 1238
Hemliyawas Kalan (Rural) 1226
Sinchana 1213
Janunda 1207
Jeejardi 1199
Mayli Siriyari 1194

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 63 thousand are male and about 39 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Marwar Junction is 60%. 75% of male and 45% 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 - Marwar Junction

Total Male Female
Change 8.9% 5.2% 12.8%
2011 60% 75.3% 45.2%
2001 51.1% 70.1% 32.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Marwar Junction

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Gura Himta 98 Marwar Junction 79
Khakhron Ka Aauda 84
Rewariya 82
Hemliyawas Khurd (Rural) 75
Shivsagar 72
Dadiya 70
Gura Ramsingh 70
Dhundhala 70
Auwa 69
Gudabarjaliya 68

Workers profile

Marwar Junction has 43% (about 86 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 36% female population are working population. 41% 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 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Marwar Junction

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43% 30.2% 12.9% 57%
Male 50.5% 41.3% 9.1% 49.5%
Female 35.8% 19.3% 16.5% 64.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Marwar Junction

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dudor 44 Marwar Junction 13.8
Banta 44
Dhanla 36.8
Sinla 36.4
Kantaliya 31.8
Bhimaliya 31.4
Manda 31.2
Sawrad 27
Khardi 26.6
Chirpatiya 25.8