Banswara Municipality, with population of about 100 thousand is Banswara sub district's only municipality located in Banswara sub district of Banswara district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Banswara municipality is 16 km2. Population density of the city is 6244 persons per km2. There are 41 wards in the city, among them Banswara Ward No 02 is the most populous ward with population of 5033 and Banswara Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 830.

Nearest railway station is Ratlam which is 80 km far from here. Banswara is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Banswara. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 520 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 913.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 100 thousand people, among them about 51 thousand (51%) are male and about 49 thousand (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Banswara municipality is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 22 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Banswara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 99,969 82,940 7,006 10,023 12,274
Male 51,000 42,409 3,573 5,018 6,598
Female 48,969 40,531 3,433 5,005 5,676

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 16.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 86 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 18.9% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of 14.7%. General caste population has increased by 16%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20% and child population has increased by 5.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.7% 16% 20.9% 20% 5.2%
Male 14.7% 14.1% 19.4% 16.1% 4.7%
Female 18.9% 18% 22.5% 24.2% 5.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 961 and in schedule tribe is 997. There are 860 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 32 24 65 8
2011 960 956 961 997 860
2001 926 924 937 932 852

Literacy

Total about 75 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 41 thousand are male and about 35 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Banswara is 86%. 91% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total Male Female
Change 1.2% -0.1% 2.9%
2011 85.7% 91.3% 80%
2001 84.5% 91.4% 77.1%

Workers profile

Banswara has 34% (about 34 thousand) 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 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Banswara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.9% 29.9% 4% 66.1%
Male 51.4% 46.7% 4.7% 48.6%
Female 15.8% 12.4% 3.4% 84.2%