Barmer District Urban Part, with population of about 1.8 lakh is Rajasthan's the 6th least urban populous district, located in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Barmer district urban part is 67 km2 and it is the 6th smallest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 2714 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Barmer Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 1 lakh and Gudha Malani Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of 6513.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Barmer and Balotra Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 1.8 lakh people, among them about 96 thousand (53%) are male and about 86 thousand (47%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barmer district urban part is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 33 thousand households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Barmer district urban part is 2714 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barmer

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 181,837 149,919 27,846 4,072 26,304
Male 95,773 79,232 14,420 2,121 13,876
Female 86,064 70,687 13,426 1,951 12,428

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Jains which contribute 12% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 8% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 890 in Jains are 942 and in Muslims are 929.

Religion wise population 2011 - Barmer

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 181,837 145,296 14,684 290 203 44 20,998 2 320
Male 95,773 76,886 7,613 160 127 29 10,810 1 147
Female 86,064 68,410 7,071 130 76 15 10,188 1 173

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 25.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 28.5% which is 6.3% higher than male population growth rate of 22.2%. General caste population has increased by 22.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.9% and child population has increased by 8.6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barmer

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.1% 22.5% 38% 43.9% 8.6%
Male 22.2% 19.6% 36.2% 37.8% 8.7%
Female 28.5% 25.9% 40.1% 51.1% 8.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 899 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 892, in schedule caste is 931 and in schedule tribe is 920. There are 896 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barmer

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 45 26 81 0
2011 899 892 931 920 896
2001 855 847 905 839 896

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 73 thousand are male and about 49 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barmer is 78%. 89% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barmer

Total Male Female
Change 2.4% -0.3% 6.4%
2011 78.2% 88.6% 66.6%
2001 75.8% 88.9% 60.2%

Workers profile

Barmer has 30% (about 55 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 7% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barmer

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.3% 27.8% 2.5% 69.7%
Male 51.4% 48.4% 3% 48.6%
Female 6.9% 4.8% 2.1% 93.1%