Statical Information

7.1 Population

As per 2011 census the population of Jodhpur city is 10, 33, 918 persons. The population density of Jodhpur is 161 Persons per square km. The ward wise density of population is given in the table 3.5 :- The decadal growth rate of during the decade 1971-1981 was 41%, during 1981-1991, 59% and during 2001-2011 the growth rate was 21%. Population growing in Jodhpur may be attributed to the natural growth, migration; increasing employment opportunity in the city e.g. industrial development, establishment of government and semi-government offices and better facilities available in the city. This attracts large number of migrants mainly from surrounding rural areas and Other states of India for employment. Population growth trend mentioned in table 3.3 :-

Table 3.3 Population Growth Pattern

Year Population Growth
1941 126842

1951 180717 42%
1961 224760 24%
1971 317612 41%
1981 506345 59%
1991 666279 32%
2001 856034 28%
2011 1033918 21%
2021 1321553 27%
2031 1787904 27%

7.2 Ward Wise Density of Population

The population of Jodhpur city as per 2011 census is 10, 33, 918 and the total municipal area is about 233 sq.km. Thus the gross population density 4437 persons/sq.km on is about 45 persons/hectares. The distribution of population in 65 wards in given in table below and the same is depicted in ward wise density map of Jodhpur city. The density of population below 50 persons/hectare has been found in 18 wards, density between 51-100 persons/hectare has been found in 10 wards, density of population between 101-250 persons/hectare was found in ward 18 and between 251-500 persons/hectare was found in 8 wards. The highest density of population more than 500 persons/hectare has been found in core city comprising 11 wards.

Table 1-4 Density of Population in various Wards

Sr.No. Population Density No. of Wards
1 Below 50 persons 18
2 51-100 10
3 101-250 18
4 251-500 8
5 Above 500 11
Total 65

Table 1-5 Details of Ward Wise Population, area and Density

Ward No. Population Households Area in ha. Density of Population
1 18120 3149 1442 13
2 22210 3903 2624 8
3 33648 5942 1030 33
4 17118 3135 541 32
5 17294 2819 975 18
6 15009 2952 77 196
7 15516 3168 130 120
8 13257 2612 109 122
9 16238 3056 130 124
10 16544 2721 51 322
11 22723 4206 574 40
12 20317 3419 215 94
13 18618 3323 110 169
14 12469 2438 40 308
15 12929 1992 26 504
16 13424 2333 61 219
17 12217 2080 39 313
18 21701 3488 45 478
19 21782 3369 47 463
20 10989 1801 31 351
21 13649 2231 60 227
22 15675 2478 36 438
23 11716 2156 149 79
24 13789 2714 153 90
25 20545 3856 215 95
26 24970 4387 745 34
27 12745 2453 234 55
28 11817 2095 172 69
29 4931 885 47 104
30 12026 2078 72 168
31 12472 2408 63 199
32 11362 2029 20 572
33 12876 2544 26 498
34 8738 1859 113 78
35 14060 2523 20 721
36 7119 1245 29 243
37 13503 2247 23 589
38 16326 3028 32 512
39 10027 1705 186 54
40 11849 2260 49 240
41 19119 1714 948 20
42 18961 3272 656 29
43 16832 2949 1077 16
44 9503 1891 85 112
45 10725 1849 64 168
46 9349 1244 12 751
47 13892 2199 22 644
48 15023 2288 28 537
49 14746 2356 21 705
50 8995 1509 13 683
51 9915 1919 51 196
52 13149 2176 25 526
53 17343 3103 582 30
54 14885 2548 150 99
55 10486 1968 72 146
56 15583 2533 175 89
57 13702 2440 991 14
58 46295 3164 290 159
59 15145 2873 362 42
60 21262 3607 188 113
61 19948 3425 984 20
62 20432 3464 1043 20
63 21204 3810 1265 17
64 26328 3505 981 27
65 18778 3090 2431 8
Total 1033918 173983 23257

7.5 Work Force Participation

Workforce Participation of the city is 28.9% which is lower as compared to National urban (32.3). State urban (29.6) and district urban (38.3). The females’ participation is only 6.6 percent which is less than Rajasthan Urban (9.5%) and district Jodhpur urban (7.6%).

Table 3.8 Comparative Assessments – Uteracy Rate

S.No. Area Person Male Female
1 India Urban 32.3 50.6 11.9
2 Rajasthan Urban 29.6 47.4 9.5
3 Jodhpur District 38.3 48.4 27.1
4 Jodhpur Urban 29.1 48.1 7.6
5 Jodhpur City 28.9 48.4 6.6