Phalodi Municipality, with population of about 50 thousand is Phalodi sub district's only municipality located in Phalodi sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Phalodi municipality is 9 km2. Population density of the city is 5530 persons per km2. There are 31 wards in the city, among them Phalodi Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 2884 and Phalodi (rural) (og) Ward No 31 (rural Mdds Code:084201) is the least populous ward with population of 148.

Nearest railway station is Phalodi which is within the city. Phalodi is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jodhpur which is 138 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 404 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 210 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 49°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 50 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (52%) are male and about 24 thousand (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Phalodi municipality is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 8423 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Phalodi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 49,766 42,651 6,853 262 7,535
Male 26,003 22,312 3,555 136 4,029
Female 23,763 20,339 3,298 126 3,506

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 11.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 45 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 11.7% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 10.6%. General caste population has increased by 11.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 63.8% and child population has decreased by -3.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Phalodi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.1% 11.8% 5.8% 63.8% -3.5%
Male 10.6% 11.7% 3.7% 46.2% 0.5%
Female 11.7% 12% 8.2% 88.1% -7.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 912, in schedule caste is 928 and in schedule tribe is 926. There are 870 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 77 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Phalodi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 3 39 206 -77
2011 914 912 928 926 870
2001 905 909 889 720 947

Literacy

Total about 31 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Phalodi is 73%. 82% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Phalodi

Total Male Female
Change 4.3% 0.9% 8.5%
2011 72.8% 82.4% 62.5%
2001 68.5% 81.5% 54%

Workers profile

Phalodi has 28% (about 14 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 5% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Phalodi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 28% 24.9% 3% 72%
Male 48.5% 43.9% 4.6% 51.5%
Female 5.5% 4.2% 1.3% 94.5%