Kishanganj Tahsil, with population of about 1.7 lakh is Baran district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Baran district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 190 villages in the sub district, among them Bhanwargarh is the most populous village with population of 9266 and Lalapura is the least populous village with population of 2. Bhanwargarh is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 49 km2 and Chak Lokya is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.7 lakh people, among them about 86 thousand (52%) are male and about 81 thousand (48%) are female. 52% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 36% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kishanganj tahsil is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 33 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Kishanganj tahsil live in the Kishanganj Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kishanganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 166,864 86,365 20,183 60,316 26,743
Male 85,961 44,619 10,405 30,937 13,796
Female 80,903 41,746 9,778 29,379 12,947

Most populated Villages in Kishanganj

Villages
Name Population
Bhanwargarh 9266
Nahargarh 8867
Kishanganj 7944
Paraniya 3488
Jalwara 3337
Garda 3027
Mahrawta 2502
Ramgarh 2435
Relawan 2432
Digodpar 2289

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 940 in Muslims are 989 and in Sikhs are 888.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kishanganj

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 166,864 159,018 5,569 95 1,899 16 91 14 162
Male 85,961 81,964 2,800 46 1,006 11 48 7 79
Female 80,903 77,054 2,769 49 893 5 43 7 83

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 23.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 24.9% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 22%. General caste population has increased by 19.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29.9% and child population has decreased by -0.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kishanganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.4% 19.9% 20.3% 29.9% -0.4%
Male 22% 18.3% 17.5% 29.5% 0.5%
Female 24.9% 21.7% 23.4% 30.4% -1.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 941 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 936, in schedule caste is 940 and in schedule tribe is 950. There are 938 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kishanganj

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 26 45 7 -16
2011 941 936 940 950 938
2001 919 910 895 943 954

Villages with highest sex ratio in Kishanganj

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Karanpura 1500
Dhani 1455
Prempura 1333
Bhakhrawada 1176
Gordhanpura 1110
Laxmipura @ Patpadi 1103
Gajron 1090
Sewani 1072
Koti Khera 1069
Badipura 1054

Literacy

Total about 83 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 52 thousand are male and about 31 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kishanganj is 59%. 73% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kishanganj

Total Male Female
Change 7.4% 5.3% 10.4%
2011 59.4% 72.6% 45.5%
2001 52% 67.3% 35.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Kishanganj

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Karanpura 95
Banda Kalan 79
Laxmipura 78
Chak Lokya 77
Naihroopur 77
Meghpura 76
Lalganj 76
Khaldi 76
Bhakhrawada 76
Kishanganj 75

Workers profile

Kishanganj has 46% (about 77 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 40% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 26% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kishanganj

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.4% 26.4% 20.1% 53.6%
Male 52.2% 37.5% 14.6% 47.8%
Female 40.3% 14.5% 25.8% 59.7%

Biggest Villages in Kishanganj

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Bhanwargarh 48.7
Nahargarh 44.2
Karwari Kalan 30.8
Rampuriya Todiya 29.4
Paraniya 28.9
Basthooni 28.1
Baman Deh 24.8
Kishanganj 24.3
Bakanpura 21.7
Jetpura 20.2