Chittaurgarh District Urban Part, with population of about 2.9 lakh is Rajasthan's the 16th least urban populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chittaurgarh district urban part is 150 km2 and it is the 17th smallest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1904 persons per km2. There are 6 sub districts in the district, among them Chittaurgarh Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 1.3 lakh and Bari Sadri Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of about 16 thousand.

There are 6 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Chittaurgarh, Nimbahera, Rawatbhata, Kapasan and Begun Municipalities (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The district is home to about 2.9 lakh people, among them about 1.5 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.4 lakh (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chittaurgarh district urban part is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 60 thousand households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Chittaurgarh district urban part is 1904 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chittaurgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 285,264 238,634 37,836 8,794 35,292
Male 146,756 122,735 19,381 4,640 18,649
Female 138,508 115,899 18,455 4,154 16,643

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 74% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 19% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 5% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 938 in Muslims are 953 and in Jains are 971

Religion wise population 2011 - Chittaurgarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 285,264 212,009 55,496 839 1,090 149 13,731 72 1,878
Male 146,756 109,380 28,422 417 584 78 6,967 36 872
Female 138,508 102,629 27,074 422 506 71 6,764 36 1,006

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -1.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -0.2% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of -2.5%. General caste population has decreased by -0.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -17.6% and child population has decreased by -18.9% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chittaurgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.4% -0.9% 0.4% -17.6% -18.9%
Male -2.5% -2.1% 0.2% -19.2% -18.8%
Female -0.2% 0.3% 0.7% -15.7% -19%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 944 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 895. There are 892 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chittaurgarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 23 4 36 -4
2011 944 944 952 895 892
2001 922 921 948 859 896

Literacy

Total about 2.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 91 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chittaurgarh is 83%. 91% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chittaurgarh

Total Male Female
Change 2.2% 0.4% 4.4%
2011 82.7% 90.8% 74.3%
2001 80.5% 90.4% 69.9%

Workers profile

Chittaurgarh has 36% (about 1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 17% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chittaurgarh

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.9% 31.6% 4.4% 64.1%
Male 54.2% 49.7% 4.4% 45.8%
Female 16.6% 12.3% 4.3% 83.4%