Banswara Tahsil, with population of about 4.6 lakh is Banswara district's the most populous sub district, located in Banswara district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 334 villages in the sub district, among them Talwara is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Rani Bani is the least populous village with population of 37. Tejpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 25 km2 and Chhoti Chhayan is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Banswara Municipality and Out Growth; and Banswara Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4.6 lakh people, among them about 2.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 2.3 lakh (49%) are female. 29% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 67% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Banswara tahsil is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 95 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 78% (about 3.6 lakh) live in Banswara Sub District rural part and 22% (about 1 lakh) population live in the Banswara Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Banswara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 458,587 131,869 19,750 306,968 79,740
Male 232,504 67,955 10,087 154,462 41,365
Female 226,083 63,914 9,663 152,506 38,375

Most populated Villages and Cities in Banswara

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Talwara 12215 Banswara 101017
Tejpur 6503 Banswara 99969
Theekariya 6460
Sarwan 6138
Danpur 4811
Kupra 3969
Nichla Ghantala 3749
Malwasa 3727
Kundal 3626
Laxmangarh @ Jhari 3549

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% 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 969 in Muslims are 1036 and in Jains are 954.

Religion wise population 2011 - Banswara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 458,587 417,092 28,645 3,367 298 28 8,238 35 884
Male 232,504 211,849 14,072 1,645 159 17 4,216 21 525
Female 226,083 205,243 14,573 1,722 139 11 4,022 14 359

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 23.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 24.4% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 22.7%. General caste population has increased by 2.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 35.5% and child population has increased by 9.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.5% 2.7% 20.7% 35.5% 9.4%
Male 22.7% 1.9% 20.5% 34.9% 10.1%
Female 24.4% 3.6% 21% 36% 8.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 958 and in schedule tribe is 987. There are 928 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 16 4 8 -13
2011 972 941 958 987 928
2001 959 925 954 979 941

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Banswara

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chhapariya 1375 Banswara 960
Chitab 1273 Banswara 958
Kheri Kachriya 1189
Rooppura 1186
Mangaliya Khora 1183
Chhani Mahuri 1163
Daulatpura 1161
Jhanjhiyamal 1158
Salrapara 1152
Kagwa 1137

Literacy

Total about 2.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 91 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Banswara is 62%. 74% 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 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Banswara

Total Male Female
Change 9.2% 7.1% 11.8%
2011 61.6% 74.4% 48.6%
2001 52.4% 67.3% 36.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Banswara

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Chhoti Chhayan 94 Banswara 86
Lalpura 88 Banswara 86
Ambawaj 80
Mediya Katara 76
Bilakho 76
Theekariya 75
Odharji Ka Parda 75
Kupra 74
Kundla Kalan 74
Fateh Pura 73

Workers profile

Banswara has 49% (about 2.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 44% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 28% 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 49.2% 28.8% 20.4% 50.8%
Male 53.8% 40.6% 13.2% 46.2%
Female 44.5% 16.8% 27.7% 55.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Banswara

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Tejpur 24.6 Banswara 16
Kundal 17.1 Banswara 16
Seengpura 16
Danpur 15.5
Nawa Khera 15.1
Sarwan 15.1
Kotra 12.8
Laxmangarh @ Jhari 12.7
Khajuri 12.3
Phephar 11.4