Jaisalmer District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Jaisalmer, a district of Rajasthan has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Rajasthan. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Jaisalmer District of Rajasthan.

In 2011, Jaisalmer had population of 669,919 of which male and female were 361,708 and 308,211 respectively. In 2001 census, Jaisalmer had a population of 508,247 of which males were 279,101 and remaining 229,146 were females. Jaisalmer District population constituted 0.98 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Jaisalmer District was at 0.90 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 31.81 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Jaisalmer District recorded increase of 24.39 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Jaisalmer Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 669,919 508,247
Male 361,708 279,101
Female 308,211 229,146
Population Growth 31.81% 24.39%
Area Sq. Km 38,401 38,401
Density/km2 17 13
Proportion to Rajasthan Population 0.98% 0.90%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 852 821
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 874 869
Average Literacy 57.22 50.97
Male Literacy 72.04 66.26
Female Literacy 39.71 32.05
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 130,463 112,026
Male Population (0-6 Age) 69,610 59,953
Female Population (0-6 Age) 60,853 52,073
Literates 308,653 201,960
Male Literates 210,415 145,203
Female Literates 98,238 56,757
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 19.47% 22.04%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 19.24% 21.48%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 19.74% 22.72%

Jaisalmer District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Jaisalmer district for 2011 is 17 people per sq. km. In 2001, Jaisalmer district density was at 13 people per sq. km. Jaisalmer district administers 38,401 square kilometers of areas.

Jaisalmer Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Jaisalmer in 2011 were 57.22 compared to 50.97 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 72.04 and 39.71 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 66.26 and 32.05 in Jaisalmer District. Total literate in Jaisalmer District were 308,653 of which male and female were 210,415 and 98,238 respectively. In 2001, Jaisalmer District had 201,960 in its district.

Jaisalmer Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Jaisalmer, it stood at 852 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 821. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 874 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 869 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Jaisalmer Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Jaisalmer. There were total 130,463 children under age of 0-6 against 112,026 of 2001 census. Of total 130,463 male and female were 69,610 and 60,853 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 874 compared to 869 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 19.47 percent of Jaisalmer District compared to 22.04 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.57 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Jaisalmer Houseless Census

In 2011, total 185 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 800. This approx 0.12% of total population of Jaisalmer district.

Jaisalmer Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 497,045 74.19 %
Muslims 168,129 25.10 %
Christian 874 0.13 %
Sikh 1,723 0.26 %
Buddhist 98 0.01 %
Jain 1,521 0.23 %
Others 34 0.01 %
Not Stated 495 0.07 %

Jaisalmer Population 2015

What is the population of Jaisalmer in 2015? The fact is, last census for Jaisalmer district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Jaisalmer district situated in Rajasthan. As per 2011, Jaisalmer population is 669,919

Jaisalmer District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Jaisalmer population for 2011 census, 13.29 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 89,025 people lives in urban areas of which males are 49,261 and females are 39,764. Sex Ratio in urban region of Jaisalmer district is 807 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Jaisalmer district was 881 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 12,936 of which males and females were 6,876 and 6,060. This child population figure of Jaisalmer district is 13.96 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Jaisalmer district as per census 2011 is 78.02 % of which males and females are 87.44 % and 66.17 % literates respectively. In actual number 59,364 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 37,062 and 22,302 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 86.71 % population of Jaisalmer districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Jaisalmer district population living in rural areas is 580,894 of which males and females are 312,447 and 268,447 respectively. In rural areas of Jaisalmer district, sex ratio is 859 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Jaisalmer district is considered, figure is 873 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 117,527 in rural areas of which males were 62,734 and females were 54,793. The child population comprises 20.08 % of total rural population of Jaisalmer district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Jaisalmer district is 53.80 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 69.42 and 35.54 percent respectively. In total, 249,289 people were literate of which males and females were 173,353 and 75,936 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 86.71 % 13.29 %
Total Population 580,894 89,025
Male Population 312,447 49,261
Female Population 268,447 39,764
Sex Ratio 859 807
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 873 881
Child Population (0-6) 117,527 12,936
Male Child(0-6) 62,734 6,876
Female Child(0-6) 54,793 6,060
Child Percentage (0-6) 20.23 % 14.53 %
Male Child Percentage 20.08 % 13.96 %
Female Child Percentage 20.41 % 15.24 %
Literates 249,289 59,364
Male Literates 173,353 37,062
Female Literates 75,936 22,302
Average Literacy 53.80 % 78.02 %
Male Literacy 69.42 % 87.44 %
Female Literacy 35.54 % 66.17 %

City/Metros in Jaisalmer District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Jaisalmer District
Cities inside Jaisalmer District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Jaisalmer District

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