Atru Tahsil, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Baran district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Baran district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 141 villages in the sub district, among them Badora is the most populous village with population of 5108 and Asan is the least populous village with population of 25. Shergarh is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 40 km2 and Bahadurganj is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 3 census towns in the sub district, those are - Atru, Kawai and Kherliganj Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 78 thousand (52%) are male and about 72 thousand (48%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 19% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Atru tahsil is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 29 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 82% (about 1.2 lakh) live in Atru Sub District rural part and 18% (about 28 thousand) population live in the Atru Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Atru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 149,959 89,007 33,126 27,826 20,265
Male 77,887 46,133 17,242 14,512 10,623
Female 72,072 42,874 15,884 13,314 9,642

Most populated Villages and Cities in Atru

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Badora 5108 Atru 11141
Mothpur 4497 Kawai 9487
Ratanpura 3917 Kherliganj 7022
Kunjer 2635
Kundi 2549
Aton 2377
Sahrod 2249
Patna 2133
Katawar 2049
Deelod Hathi 1816

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 924 in Muslims are 940.

Religion wise population 2011 - Atru

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 149,959 140,903 7,690 675 39 25 138 6 483
Male 77,887 73,235 3,963 343 21 13 71 4 237
Female 72,072 67,668 3,727 332 18 12 67 2 246

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.1% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 11.6%. General caste population has increased by 9.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.8% and child population has decreased by -11.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Atru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.8% 9.6% 21.4% 13.8% -11.4%
Male 11.6% 8.3% 20% 13.1% -11.1%
Female 14.1% 11.1% 22.9% 14.5% -11.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 925 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 929, in schedule caste is 921 and in schedule tribe is 917. There are 908 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Atru

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 23 21 11 -5
2011 925 929 921 917 908
2001 905 906 900 906 913

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Atru

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Asan 1273 Kherliganj 922
Mahesh Pura 1159 Kawai 919
Kotra 1143 Atru 915
Mehla 1085
Phattu Kheri 1078
Narayanpura 1068
Ardana 1046
Teegri 1041
Govindpura 1027
Karadya Gulji 1026

Literacy

Total about 91 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 56 thousand are male and about 34 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Atru is 70%. 84% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Atru

Total Male Female
Change 7.0% 3.8% 11.1%
2011 69.8% 83.8% 54.7%
2001 62.8% 80% 43.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Atru

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Deoli Rawan 88 Kawai 75
Asan 87 Atru 74
Bhoju Kheri 83 Kherliganj 73
Kherli Gaddiyan 83
Antana 80
Phattu Kheri 80
Mukandpura 80
Kherli Majar 80
Kherli Rawan 79
Musen Mata 79

Workers profile

Atru has 47% (about 70 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 41% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Atru

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.7% 28.4% 18.4% 53.3%
Male 52.5% 40.4% 12% 47.5%
Female 40.5% 15.3% 25.2% 59.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Atru

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Shergarh 40.4 Atru 4
Badora 29.6 Kherliganj 3
Mothpur 18 Kawai 3
Aton 17.6
Gordi 15.4
Kundi 15
Dhoti 15
Sahrod 14.2
Deelod Hathi 14
Kunjer 12.3