Kapasan Municipality, with population of about 21 thousand is Kapasan sub district's only municipality located in Kapasan sub district of Chittaurgarh district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kapasan municipality is 27 km2. Population density of the city is 780 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Kapasan Ward No 05 is the most populous ward with population of 2275 and Kapasan Ward No 19 is the least populous ward with population of 670.

Nearest railway station is Kapasan which is within the city. Kapasan is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Chittaurgarh which is 40 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 365 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 609 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 1.9°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. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kapasan municipality is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4049 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kapasan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,869 17,607 2,804 458 2,428
Male 10,579 8,969 1,394 216 1,289
Female 10,290 8,638 1,410 242 1,139

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 22% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 974 in Muslims are 981 and in Jains are 936.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kapasan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 20,869 15,298 4,661 24 43 0 821 2 20
Male 10,579 7,750 2,353 13 25 0 424 2 12
Female 10,290 7,548 2,308 11 18 0 397 0 8

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 11.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 13.1% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 10.6%. General caste population has increased by 12.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 38.4% and child population has decreased by -14.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kapasan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.8% 12.6% 4% 38.4% -14.1%
Male 10.6% 11.8% 1.5% 30.9% -14%
Female 13.1% 13.4% 6.7% 45.8% -14.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 973 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, in schedule caste is 1011 and in schedule tribe is 1120. There are 884 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kapasan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 14 48 114 -1
2011 973 963 1011 1120 884
2001 952 949 963 1006 885

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 8199 are male and 5878 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kapasan is 76%. 88% of male and 64% 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 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kapasan

Total Male Female
Change 2.5% 0.3% 5.1%
2011 76.3% 88.3% 64.2%
2001 73.8% 88% 59.1%

Workers profile

Kapasan has 35% (7368) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 17% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kapasan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.3% 31.5% 3.8% 64.7%
Male 53.3% 50.4% 2.8% 46.7%
Female 16.9% 12.1% 4.7% 83.1%