Banswara District Rural Part, with population of about 16.7 lakh is Rajasthan's the 11th most rural populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Banswara district rural part is 4494 km2 and it is the 7th smallest rural district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 372 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Bagidora Rural is the most populous sub district with rural population of about 3.7 lakh and Garhi Rural is the least populous sub district with rural population of about 2.8 lakh.

There are 3 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Banswara Municipality and Out Growth; Banswara and Kushalgarh Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 16.7 lakh people, among them about 8.4 lakh (50%) are male and about 8.3 lakh (50%) are female. 14% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 81% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Banswara district rural part is 19%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 3.4 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Rural population density of Banswara district rural part is 372 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Banswara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,669,864 240,889 70,767 1,358,208 309,653
Male 842,767 123,751 35,912 683,104 159,861
Female 827,097 117,138 34,855 675,104 149,792

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Christians which contribute 1% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 981 in Christians are 1001 and in Muslims are 1018.

Religion wise population 2011 - Banswara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,669,864 1,618,071 16,498 21,030 192 117 12,874 96 986
Male 842,767 816,759 8,177 10,511 107 58 6,565 53 537
Female 827,097 801,312 8,321 10,519 85 59 6,309 43 449

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 19.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 20% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of 19.5%. General caste population has decreased by -8.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.5% and child population has increased by 3.1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.8% -8.6% 24.8% 26.5% 3.1%
Male 19.5% -8.4% 25.3% 26.2% 4.8%
Female 20% -8.9% 24.3% 26.8% 1.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 981 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 947, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 988. There are 937 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 -5 -8 4 -32
2011 981 947 971 988 937
2001 977 952 979 984 969

Literacy

Total about 7.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 4.6 lakh are male and about 2.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Banswara is 54%. 68% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total Male Female
Change 12.7% 9.9% 15.7%
2011 54% 67.7% 40.1%
2001 41.3% 57.8% 24.4%

Workers profile

Banswara has 52% (about 8.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 51% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 30% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Banswara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.2% 30.2% 22% 47.8%
Male 53.2% 39.3% 14% 46.8%
Female 51.2% 21% 30.2% 48.8%