Kuchera Municipality, with population of about 23 thousand is Nagaur sub district's the 2nd least populous municipality located in Nagaur sub district of Nagaur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kuchera municipality is 62 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 376 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Kuchera Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 2608 and Kuchera Ward No 08 is the least populous ward with population of 512.

Nearest railway station is Mundwa which is 20 km far from here. Nagaur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 40 km. District head quarter of the city is Nagaur which is 40 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 192 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 348.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 0.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (52%) are male and about 11 thousand (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kuchera municipality is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3884 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kuchera

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,468 19,857 3,602 9 3,773
Male 12,095 10,277 1,812 6 1,961
Female 11,373 9,580 1,790 3 1,812

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 74% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 949 in Muslims are 920 and in Jains are 883.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kuchera

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 23,468 17,316 5,671 16 11 2 420 0 32
Male 12,095 8,885 2,954 9 5 0 223 0 19
Female 11,373 8,431 2,717 7 6 2 197 0 13

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 20.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 21.3% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 19.2%. General caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.2% and child population has increased by 6.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kuchera

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.2% 20.4% 19.2% 0% 6.8%
Male 19.2% 19.3% 18.4% 0% 6%
Female 21.3% 21.5% 20% 0% 7.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 932, in schedule caste is 988 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 924 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kuchera

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 17 13 500 15
2011 940 932 988 500 924
2001 924 915 975 0 909

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 7646 are male and 4324 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kuchera is 61%. 75% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kuchera

Total Male Female
Change 1.4% -3.2% 6.5%
2011 60.8% 75.4% 45.2%
2001 59.4% 78.6% 38.7%

Workers profile

Kuchera has 35% (8319) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 21% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kuchera

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.4% 29.4% 6% 64.6%
Male 49.5% 42.9% 6.6% 50.5%
Female 20.5% 15.1% 5.4% 79.5%