Atru Census Town, with population of about 11 thousand is Atru sub district's the most populous census town located in Atru sub district of Baran district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Atru census town is 4 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2785 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Atru Ward No 01 and the population of Atru Ward No 01 is about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Atru which is within the census town. Atru is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Baran which is 30 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the census town and is 314 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 750 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5818 (52%) are male and 5323 (48%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Atru census town is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 2224 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Atru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,141 7,222 2,925 994 1,430
Male 5,818 3,794 1,496 528 792
Female 5,323 3,428 1,429 466 638

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 915 in Muslims are 925.

Religion wise population 2011 - Atru

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,141 9,947 1,109 14 5 0 62 0 4
Male 5,818 5,195 576 8 5 0 31 0 3
Female 5,323 4,752 533 6 0 0 31 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 23.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9019. Female population growth rate of the census town is 24.9% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 22.3%. General caste population has increased by 13.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 65.9% and child population has decreased by -8.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Atru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.5% 13.3% 43.2% 65.9% -8.7%
Male 22.3% 12.4% 39.9% 68.2% -2.2%
Female 24.9% 14.2% 46.7% 63.5% -15.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 915 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 904, in schedule caste is 955 and in schedule tribe is 883. There are 806 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 127 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Atru

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 15 44 -25 -127
2011 915 904 955 883 806
2001 896 889 911 908 933

Literacy

Total 7224 people in the census town are literate, among them 4271 are male and 2953 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Atru is 74%. 85% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Atru

Total Male Female
Change 3.3% 0.1% 7.4%
2011 74.4% 85% 63%
2001 71.1% 84.9% 55.6%

Workers profile

Atru has 34% (3759) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 18% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Atru

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.7% 25.8% 7.9% 66.3%
Male 48.4% 41% 7.4% 51.6%
Female 17.8% 9.2% 8.5% 82.2%