Ajmer Tahsil, with population of about 8 lakh is Ajmer district's the most populous sub district, located in Ajmer district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 85 villages in the sub district, among them Somalpur is the most populous village with population of 9455 and Badiya Ka Bala is the least populous village with population of 305. Saradhana is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 26 km2 and Dedula is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 4 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Ajmer Municipal Corporation; Pushkar Municipality; Boraj-Kazipura and Badlya Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 8 lakh people, among them about 4.1 lakh (51%) are male and about 3.9 lakh (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ajmer tahsil is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.6 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 72% (about 5.8 lakh) live in Ajmer Sub District urban part and 28% (about 2.2 lakh) population live in the Ajmer Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ajmer

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 798,454 615,332 171,784 11,338 103,603
Male 410,711 316,937 87,875 5,899 54,914
Female 387,743 298,395 83,909 5,439 48,689

Most populated Villages and Cities in Ajmer

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Somalpur 9455 Ajmer 542321
Saradhana 8584 Pushkar 21626
Daurai (Rural) 7823 Boraj-Kazipura 8780
Ghooghra 6062 Badlya 5111
Ganahera 5613
Gagwana 5166
Beer 4709
Oontra 4540
Nareli 4496
Tabeeji (Rural) 4443

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 945 in Muslims are 924 and in Jains are 961

Religion wise population 2011 - Ajmer

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 798,454 656,680 113,445 7,266 5,211 294 14,130 87 1,341
Male 410,711 337,584 58,969 3,388 2,678 151 7,205 47 689
Female 387,743 319,096 54,476 3,878 2,533 143 6,925 40 652

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.8% which is 3.9% higher than male population growth rate of 13.9%. General caste population has increased by 12.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.6% and child population has increased by 4.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ajmer

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.7% 12.9% 27.1% 14.6% 4.9%
Male 13.9% 11.1% 25.2% 11.5% 6.1%
Female 17.8% 14.9% 29% 18.1% 3.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 944 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 955 and in schedule tribe is 922. There are 887 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ajmer

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 31 28 52 -22
2011 944 941 955 922 887
2001 913 910 927 870 909

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Ajmer

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Gudha 1082 Ajmer 947
Naharpura 1049 Boraj-Kazipura 939
Doongariya Khurd 1046 Badlya 914
Akhri 1043 Pushkar 908
Lohagal 1007
Kayampura 999
Chhatri 997
Gudli 996
Saradhana 990
Danta 987

Literacy

Total about 5.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 3.2 lakh are male and about 2.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ajmer is 80%. 89% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ajmer

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 2.7% 6.0%
2011 80.4% 88.8% 71.5%
2001 76.3% 86.1% 65.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Ajmer

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Guwardi 81 Ajmer 87
Leela Seori 80 Pushkar 79
Lohagal 79 Boraj-Kazipura 77
Banseli 79 Badlya 66
Hathi Khera 79
Bargaon 78
Daurai (Rural) 76
Danta 76
Madarpura 75
Bhanwta 75

Workers profile

Ajmer has 34% (about 2.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 16% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ajmer

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.1% 29.5% 4.6% 65.9%
Male 51% 46.5% 4.5% 49%
Female 16.2% 11.5% 4.7% 83.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ajmer

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Saradhana 26.4 Ajmer 219.4
Beer 25.1 Pushkar 25
Bhanwta 22.5 Boraj-Kazipura 12
Ramner Dhani 19.7 Badlya 9.8
Tabeeji (Rural) 18.3
Pushkar (Rural) 17.3
Kayar 17
Makarwali 16.5
Nand 16.5
Aradka 16.1