Rajasthan Population: An Overview


Census 2011 has been released and as per it the country's population now stands at 121 crores. Let's have a look at the important facts pertaining to Rajasthan in census 2011. Rajasthan is the largest state in the country.As per the provisional results of the Census 2011, Rajasthan has recorded eighth highest population growth in India.

Rajasthan Population


Census 2011 has been released and as per it the country's population now stands at 121 crores. Let's have a look at the important facts pertaining to Rajasthan in census 2011.
Rajasthan is the largest state in the country.

Rajasthan Population: An Overview


As per census 2011, population of Rajasthan state is 6.86 crores.
Total population: 68,621,012
No. of males: 35,620,086(61.91%)
No. of females: 33,000,926(48.09%)
Growth Rate: 21.44%
No. of children (0-6 year): 10,504,916.
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males):926
Population Density: 201 persons per square km
Average Literacy Rate: 67.06
Male Literacy Rate: 80.51
Female Literacy Rate: 52.66

District wise population:


Pratapgarh:8,68,231
Udaipur:30,67,549
Jhalawar:14,11,327
Bara:12,23,921
Kota:19,50,491
Chittorgarh:15,44,392
Banswara:17,98,194
Dungarpur:13,88,906
Rajsamand:11,58,283
Bhilwara:24,10,459
Bundi:11,13,725
Tonk:14,21,711
Ajmer:25,84,913
Pali:20,38,533
Sirohi:10,37,185
Jalor:18,30,151
Barmer:26,04,453
Jaisalmer:6,72,008
Ganganagar:19,69,520
Hanumangarh:17,79,650
Bikaner:23,67,745
Churu:20,41,172
Jhunjhunu:21,39,658
Alwar:36,71,999
Bharatpur:25,49,121
Dhoulpur:12,07,293
Karoli:14,58,459
Sawaimadhopur:13,38,114
Dousa:16,37,226
Jaipur:66,63,971
Sikar:26,77,737
Nagor:33,09,234
Jodhpur:36,85,681

Rajasthan population at a glance since 1901(last 110 years):


Year::Population
1901::102.9
1911::109.8
1921::102.9
1931::117.5
1941::138.6
1951::150.7
1961::201.6
1971::257.7
1981::342.6
1991::440.1
2001::565.1
2011::686.2
(Population showing is in lacs)

Some important Facts:


Highest Population: Jaipur(66,63,971)[Jodhpur at second]
Minimum Population: Jaisalmer(6,72,008)
Highest literacy rate: Kota (77.48%)
Minimum literacy rate: Jalor (38.73%)

As per the provisional results of the Census 2011, Rajasthan has recorded eighth highest population growth in India.
Rajasthan, one of the states which are recognized as EAG (Empowered Action Group) states, has recorded significant fall in decadal population growth rate. Now in 2011, it is 21.44% and during 1991-2001 the growth rate was 28.33%.


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