The ward is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6198 (51%) are male and 6019 (49%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jodhpur Ward No 17 is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2164 households in the ward and an average 6 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the ward has decreased by -43.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -41.4% which is 4.5% higher than male population growth rate of -45.9%. General caste population has decreased by -51.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -14.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 60.4% and child population has decreased by -61.9% in the ward since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 971 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 1333. There are 916 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has increased by 75 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 9633 people in the ward are literate, among them 5165 are male and 4468 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jodhpur WARD NO.-0017 is 89%. 95% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 29%. Male literacy has gone up by 23% and female literacy rate has gone up by 37%.
Jodhpur WARD NO.-0017 has 33% (3995) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 12% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.