Begun Municipality, with population of about 21 thousand is Begun sub district's only municipality located in Begun sub district of Chittaurgarh district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Begun municipality is 7 km2. Population density of the city is 3128 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Begun Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 1511 and Begun Ward No 14 is the least populous ward with population of 751.

Nearest railway station is Parsoli which is 23 km far from here. Begun is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Chittaurgarh which is 67 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 285 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 634 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 2.2°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (51%) are male and about 10 thousand (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Begun municipality is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3948 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Begun

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,705 17,136 3,308 261 2,566
Male 10,544 8,724 1,686 134 1,320
Female 10,161 8,412 1,622 127 1,246

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 68% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 25% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 7% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 972 in Muslims are 953 and in Jains are 928.

Religion wise population 2011 - Begun

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 20,705 14,058 5,163 43 2 1 1,419 0 19
Male 10,544 7,130 2,643 24 2 1 736 0 8
Female 10,161 6,928 2,520 19 0 0 683 0 11

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 7.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 9% which is 3.7% higher than male population growth rate of 5.3%. General caste population has increased by 7.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -17.9% and child population has decreased by -20.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Begun

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.1% 7.4% 7.9% -17.9% -20.1%
Male 5.3% 5.8% 5.8% -23.9% -21.2%
Female 9% 9.2% 10.3% -10.6% -18.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 962 and in schedule tribe is 948. There are 944 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 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Begun

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 29 39 141 27
2011 964 964 962 948 944
2001 930 935 923 807 917

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 8320 are male and 6139 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Begun is 80%. 90% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Begun

Total Male Female
Change 3.9% 0.5% 8.0%
2011 79.7% 90.2% 68.9%
2001 75.8% 89.7% 60.9%

Workers profile

Begun has 39% (8077) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 23% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Begun

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39% 35.6% 3.4% 61%
Male 54.6% 50.7% 3.9% 45.4%
Female 22.8% 20% 2.8% 77.2%