Achrol Village, with population of about 15 thousand is Amber sub district's the most populous village, located in Amber sub district of Jaipur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Achrol village is 34 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 450 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaipur and distance from Achrol village to Jaipur is 32 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Achrol village is 303002. Amber is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaipur which is 32 km away. 11.44 square kilometer (34%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7861 (52%) are male and 7216 (48%) are female. 67% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Achrol village is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 2421 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Achrol

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,077 10,141 3,574 1,362 2,434
Male 7,861 5,276 1,849 736 1,304
Female 7,216 4,865 1,725 626 1,130

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.7% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 18%. General caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 9.8% and child population has increased by 0.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Achrol

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.8% 17.9% 20.9% 9.8% 0.7%
Male 18% 17.8% 19.9% 14.3% 2%
Female 17.7% 18.1% 22% 4.9% -0.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 922, in schedule caste is 933 and in schedule tribe is 851. There are 867 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 2 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 - Achrol

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 2 16 -76 -22
2011 918 922 933 851 867
2001 920 920 917 927 889

Literacy

Total 8643 people in the village are literate, among them 5471 are male and 3172 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Achrol is 68%. 83% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Achrol

Total Male Female
Change 7.3% 2.6% 12.2%
2011 68.4% 83.4% 52.1%
2001 61.1% 80.8% 39.9%

Workers profile

Achrol has 34% (5106) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 22% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Achrol

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.9% 29.2% 4.6% 66.1%
Male 44.4% 39.9% 4.5% 55.6%
Female 22.4% 17.6% 4.7% 77.6%