Jaisalmer District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Rajasthan) - Census 2011
Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan has a total population of 669,919 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 361,708 are males while 308,211 are females. In 2011 there were a total 117,171 families residing in Jaisalmer district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jaisalmer district is 852.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.3% people live in Urban areas while 86.7% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78% while that in rural areas is 53.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jaisalmer district is 807 while that of Rural areas is 859.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jaisalmer district is 130463 which is 19% of the total population. There are 69610 male children and 60853 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jaisalmer is 874 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (852) of Jaisalmer district.
The total literacy rate of Jaisalmer district is 57.22%. The male literacy rate is 58.17% and the female literacy rate is 31.87% in Jaisalmer district.
To facilitate the administration, Jaisalmer district is further divided into 3 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Jaisalmer Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jaisalmer district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||130,463||69,610||60,853|
Caste-wise Population - Jaisalmer district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.3% of total population in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan.
Religion-wise Population - Jaisalmer district
|No Religion Specified||495||(0.07%)||285||210|
Literacy Rate - Jaisalmer district
The total literacy rate of Jaisalmer district was 57.22% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.11% of Rajasthan. Population-wise, out of total 308,653 literates, males were 210,415 while females were 98,238. Also the male literacy rate was 72.04% and the female literacy rate was 39.71% in Jaisalmer district.
Sex Ratio - Jaisalmer district
The Sex Ratio of Jaisalmer district is 852 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 852 females in Jaisalmer district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 874 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 852 ) of Jaisalmer district.
Population Density - Jaisalmer district
The total area of Jaisalmer district is 38,401 km2. Thus the density of Jaisalmer district is 17 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 70 sq. km. area is under urban region while 38,331 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Jaisalmer district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jaisalmer, 13.29% people lived in urban regions while 86.71% in rural areas. The total urban population was 89,025 out of which 49,261 were males while the remaining 39,764 were females. In rural areas of Jaisalmer, male population was 312,447 while the female population was 268,447.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jaisalmer was 807 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jaisalmer was 881 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jaisalmer were 12,936 which is 14.53% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jaisalmer was 859 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jaisalmer was 873 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Jaisalmer for urban regions was 78.02 percent in which males were 87.44% literate while female literacy stood at 66.17%. The total literate population of Jaisalmer was 308,653. Similarly in rural areas of Jaisalmer, the average literacy rate was 53.8 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.42% and 35.54% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jaisalmer were 249,289.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||873||881|
Child Population - Jaisalmer district
According to Census 2011, there were 130,463 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jaisalmer district. Out of which 69,610 were male while 60,853 were female.
Working Population - Jaisalmer district
In Jaisalmer district out of total population, 288,903 were engaged in work activities. 60.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 288,903 workers engaged in Main Work, 76,728 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14,731 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Jaisalmer
Below are the list of Districts near Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan.
|Jodhpur district population||3,687,165|
|Barmer district population||2,603,751|
|Nagaur district population||3,307,743|
|Jalor district population||1,828,730|
|Sikar district population||2,677,333|
|Sirohi district population||1,036,346|
|Jaipur district population||6,626,178|
|Pali district population||2,037,573|
|Ajmer district population||2,583,052|
|Dausa district population||1,634,409|