Niwai Tahsil, with population of about 2.5 lakh is Tonk district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Tonk district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 204 villages in the sub district, among them Niwai (Rural) is the most populous village with population of 6642 and Chimanpura is the least populous village with population of 1. Niwai (Rural) is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 45 km2 and Chak Vijaipura is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Niwai Municipality; and Banasthali Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.5 lakh people, among them about 1.2 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (50%) are female. 62% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 16% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Niwai tahsil is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 43 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 79% (about 2 lakh) live in Niwai Sub District rural part and 21% (about 51 thousand) population live in the Niwai Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Niwai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 245,787 153,529 52,442 39,816 35,515
Male 123,624 75,808 27,094 20,722 18,772
Female 122,163 77,721 25,348 19,094 16,743

Most populated Villages and Cities in Niwai

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Niwai (Rural) 6642 Niwai 37765
Jhilai 5758 Banasthali 12835
Raholi 4970
Dangarthal 4935
Datwas 4793
Sirohi 4112
Natwara 4086
Jamdoli 3543
Lalwari 3534
Sidra 3487

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% 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 989 in Muslims are 958 and in Jains are 1003.

Religion wise population 2011 - Niwai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 245,787 227,115 13,728 242 85 23 4,361 4 229
Male 123,624 114,204 7,012 90 9 10 2,177 3 119
Female 122,163 112,911 6,716 152 76 13 2,184 1 110

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 20.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 23.9% which is 5.9% higher than male population growth rate of 18%. General caste population has increased by 18.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.5% and child population has decreased by -7.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Niwai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.9% 18.7% 25.7% 23.5% -7.6%
Male 18% 14.5% 24.4% 23.7% -6.3%
Female 23.9% 23% 27.2% 23.3% -9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 988 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1025, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 921. There are 892 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 46 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Niwai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 46 70 21 -3 -27
2011 988 1025 936 921 892
2001 942 955 915 924 919

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Niwai

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Barh Pathraj Khurd 2000 Banasthali 3878
Sundarpura Ka Barh 1636 Niwai 918
Shri Jagpura 1193
Naharwari 1113
Banshipura 1110
Jugalpura Khurd 1080
Shri Govindpura 1063
Sukh Chainpura 1060
Manmohanpura 1055
Brijlalpura 1052

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 83 thousand are male and about 53 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Niwai is 65%. 79% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Niwai

Total Male Female
Change 8.8% 5.7% 12.9%
2011 64.6% 79.3% 49.9%
2001 55.8% 73.6% 37%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Niwai

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Chanani 86 Banasthali 92
Barh Bishanpura 86 Niwai 80
Bhatariya 80
Kishorpura 77
Shri Sukhpura 77
Gopalpura 77
Palei 76
Karanpura 75
Barh Pathraj Khurd 75
Shri Kripalpura 75

Workers profile

Niwai has 43% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 37% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Niwai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.5% 34% 9.4% 56.5%
Male 49.5% 43.6% 5.9% 50.5%
Female 37.4% 24.4% 13% 62.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Niwai

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Niwai (Rural) 44.8 Niwai 48
Dangarthal 30.2 Banasthali 7.1
Raholi 25
Natwara 22.2
Bahar 17.1
Lalwari 15.7
Rajwas 15.4
Datwas 15.2
Jhilai 14.5
Siras 13.4