Baran Municipality, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Baran sub district's only municipality located in Baran sub district of Baran district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Baran municipality is 72 km2. Population density of the city is 1631 persons per km2. There are 35 wards in the city, among them Baran Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of about 13 thousand and Baran Ward No 10 is the least populous ward with population of 1695.

Nearest railway station is Baran which is within the city. Baran is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Baran. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 320 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 678.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6.9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 61 thousand (52%) are male and about 57 thousand (48%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baran municipality is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 23 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Baran

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 117,992 84,670 27,063 6,259 15,190
Male 61,071 43,836 13,957 3,278 7,945
Female 56,921 40,834 13,106 2,981 7,245

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 928 in Muslims are 956 and in Jains are 933.

Religion wise population 2011 - Baran

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 117,992 99,492 16,519 176 296 21 1,363 0 125
Male 61,071 51,608 8,447 82 155 12 705 0 62
Female 56,921 47,884 8,072 94 141 9 658 0 63

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 50% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 79 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 51.7% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 48.4%. General caste population has increased by 39.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 71.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 169.6% and child population has increased by 16.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Baran

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 50% 39.9% 71.2% 169.6% 16.8%
Male 48.4% 38.3% 70.3% 160.4% 16.7%
Female 51.7% 41.5% 72.2% 180.4% 16.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 932 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 932, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 909. There are 912 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 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Baran

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 22 11 65 2
2011 932 932 939 909 912
2001 912 910 928 844 910

Literacy

Total about 82 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 47 thousand are male and about 35 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baran is 80%. 89% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Baran

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 2.1% 6.0%
2011 80.2% 89.1% 70.8%
2001 76.4% 87% 64.8%

Workers profile

Baran has 32% (about 37 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 12% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Baran

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.6% 27.2% 4.3% 68.4%
Male 50.1% 45.1% 5% 49.9%
Female 11.7% 8% 3.6% 88.3%