Khandela Municipality, with population of about 23 thousand is Sri Madhopur sub district's the least populous municipality located in Sri Madhopur sub district of Sikar district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Khandela municipality is 4 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 5689 persons per km2. There are 23 wards in the city, among them Mehro Ki Dhani (og) Ward No 22 (rural Mdds Code:081961) is the most populous ward with population of 3868 and Khandela (rural) (og) Ward No 21 (rural Mdds Code:081960) is the least populous ward with population of 444.

Nearest railway station is Palsana which is 18 km far from here. Sri Madhopur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 20 km. District head quarter of the city is Sikar which is 52 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 100 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 246 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.8°C and minimum temperature goes down to 1°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (51%) are male and about 11 thousand (49%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khandela municipality is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3606 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khandela

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,756 20,306 2,445 5 3,319
Male 11,527 10,246 1,279 2 1,723
Female 11,229 10,060 1,166 3 1,596

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 1.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 2.9% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of -0.3%. General caste population has increased by 2.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -10%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -58.3% and child population has decreased by -20.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khandela

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.2% 2.8% -10% -58.3% -20.9%
Male -0.3% 1.1% -10.2% -75% -20.5%
Female 2.9% 4.6% -9.7% -25% -21.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 974 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 982, in schedule caste is 912 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 926 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khandela

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 33 6 1000 -12
2011 974 982 912 1500 926
2001 943 949 906 500 938

Literacy

Total about 13 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 7905 are male and 5295 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khandela is 68%. 81% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khandela

Total Male Female
Change -1.5% -3.5% 1.1%
2011 67.9% 80.6% 55%
2001 69.4% 84.1% 53.9%

Workers profile

Khandela has 28% (6447) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 9% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khandela

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 28.3% 23.4% 4.9% 71.7%
Male 47.5% 41.2% 6.3% 52.5%
Female 8.6% 5.2% 3.4% 91.4%