Amet Municipality, with population of about 17 thousand is Amet sub district's only municipality located in Amet sub district of Rajsamand district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Amet municipality is 20 km2. Population density of the city is 867 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Amet Ward No 11 is the most populous ward with population of 1385 and Amet Ward No 08 is the least populous ward with population of 403.

Nearest railway station is Amet which is within the city. Amet is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Rajsamand which is 34 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 330 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 494 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 1.5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 8782 (51%) are male and 8553 (49%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Amet municipality is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3618 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Amet

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,335 13,816 3,306 213 2,204
Male 8,782 7,048 1,635 99 1,147
Female 8,553 6,768 1,671 114 1,057

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 9% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 964 in Muslims are 1006 and in Jains are 1026.

Religion wise population 2011 - Amet

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 17,335 13,886 1,912 21 13 4 1,477 9 13
Male 8,782 7,069 953 11 7 0 729 4 9
Female 8,553 6,817 959 10 6 4 748 5 4

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 5.1% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 2.9%. General caste population has increased by 1.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26% and child population has decreased by -15.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Amet

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4% 1.8% 13% 26% -15.7%
Male 2.9% 0.7% 13.9% 4.2% -18%
Female 5.1% 2.9% 12.1% 54.1% -13%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 974 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 960, in schedule caste is 1022 and in schedule tribe is 1152. There are 922 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 54 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Amet

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 21 -16 373 54
2011 974 960 1022 1152 922
2001 954 939 1038 779 868

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6872 are male and 5229 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Amet is 80%. 90% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Amet

Total Male Female
Change 3.1% 0.9% 5.3%
2011 80% 90% 69.8%
2001 76.9% 89.1% 64.5%

Workers profile

Amet has 37% (6382) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 19% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Amet

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.8% 31.3% 5.5% 63.2%
Male 54.5% 50.5% 4.1% 45.5%
Female 18.6% 11.7% 6.9% 81.4%