Dungarpur Tahsil, with population of about 5 lakh is Dungarpur district's the most populous sub district, located in Dungarpur district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 305 villages in the sub district, among them Bokhla Pal is the most populous village with population of 7297 and Gumanpura is the least populous village with population of 39. Heerata is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 21 km2 and Mali Khera is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Dungarpur Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5 lakh people, among them about 2.5 lakh (50%) are male and about 2.5 lakh (50%) are female. 19% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 78% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dungarpur tahsil is 18%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 99 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 90% (about 4.5 lakh) live in Dungarpur Sub District rural part and 10% (about 48 thousand) population live in the Dungarpur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dungarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 495,423 95,893 14,549 384,981 88,575
Male 249,741 49,500 7,480 192,761 46,002
Female 245,682 46,393 7,069 192,220 42,573

Most populated Villages and Cities in Dungarpur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bokhla Pal 7297 Dungarpur 47706
Balwara 5560
Gamri Ahara 5185
Palmathu Gamra 5112
Bichhiwara 4836
Pal Kol Khanda 4783
Lamba Bhatra 4778
Shishod 4479
Ora Bara 4445
Chundawara 4415

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 984 in Muslims are 998.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dungarpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 495,423 475,367 12,738 493 149 22 6,133 47 474
Male 249,741 239,554 6,376 256 81 12 3,181 18 263
Female 245,682 235,813 6,362 237 68 10 2,952 29 211

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 26.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 25.4% which is -1.7% lower than male population growth rate of 27.1%. General caste population has decreased by -2.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 37.1% and child population has increased by 7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dungarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.2% -2.8% 12.1% 37.1% 7%
Male 27.1% -3% 13% 38.8% 9%
Female 25.4% -2.6% 11.1% 35.5% 5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 937, in schedule caste is 945 and in schedule tribe is 997. There are 925 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 decreased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dungarpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -13 4 -17 -25 -36
2011 984 937 945 997 925
2001 997 933 962 1022 961

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Dungarpur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Amliya Fala 1593 Dungarpur 916
Sarkan Kopcha With Chak 1368
Harmatiya 1193
Samota Kaora 1184
Sundarpur 1175
Damuni 1167
Boladara 1162
Bhachariya 1156
Nawaghara 1150
Laxmanpura 1148

Literacy

Total about 2.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.5 lakh are male and about 99 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dungarpur is 62%. 75% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dungarpur

Total Male Female
Change 10.3% 5.9% 14.4%
2011 62% 75% 48.8%
2001 51.7% 69.1% 34.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Dungarpur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Gumanpura 93 Dungarpur 89
Vedawara 84
Salampura 83
Gehuwara 82
Kushal Magri 78
Pipalada 77
Thaiyata 77
Sara 76
Ratanpur 76
Mewara 76

Workers profile

Dungarpur has 45% (about 2.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 40% female population are working population. 24% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 26% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 33% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dungarpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.9% 15.4% 29.5% 55.1%
Male 49.6% 24% 25.6% 50.4%
Female 40.2% 6.7% 33.5% 59.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Dungarpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Heerata 20.8 Dungarpur 13.2
Pali Sora With Chak 19.7
Balwara 18.1
Malmatha 17.8
Chak Mahuri With Chak I & Ii 17.7
Chundawara 16.6
Lamba Bhatra 15.3
Bokhla Pal 14.8
Balota 13.5
Gamri Ahara 13.2