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Rajasthan

Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) GK

   RAJASTHAN GK

Formation

1 November, 1956

Capital

Jaipur

Population

6,85,48,437 (8th in country)

Area

3,42,239 Sm.

Total District

33

Ancient name of State

Marukantar, Rajputana

Shape of State

Quadrilateral (Kiteboarder)

High Court

Jodhpur

Rajasthan : General Information
  • Total Division – 7 (Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Kota, Udaipur, Bikaner and Bharatpur)
  • State Sports of Rajasthan – Basketball
  • Folk dance of Rajasthan – Ghoomar
  • State Legislature – Unicameral (Assembly)
  • Rajya Sabha seat – 10
  • Lok Sabha seat – 25 (SC-4, ST-3)
  • State Assembly Seat – 200
  • First Speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly – Narottam Lal Joshi
  • First Deputy Speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly – Lal Singh Shaktawat
  • First Leader of Opposition of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly – Jaswant Singh
  • First Protem Speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly – Maharao Sangram Singh
  • First Chief Minister of Rajasthan – Tikaram Paliwal
  • The first woman MP of Rajasthan – Smt. Sharda Bhargava (Rajya Sabha)
  • First woman Lok Sabha member of Rajasthan – Maharani Gayatri Devi
  • The first Rajasthani nominated to the Rajya Sabha – Dr. Narayan Singh
  • Most frequently elected Rajya Sabha members from the state – Ram Niwas Mirdha and Jaswant Singh (4-4 times)
  • Most frequently elected woman Rajya Sabha member from the state – Smt. Sharda Bhargava (3 times)
  • First woman Lok Sabha member of Scheduled Caste from the state – Smt. Sushila Bangaru (Jalore)
  • The first woman Lok Sabha member of Scheduled Tribe from the state – Usha Meena (Sawai Madhopur)
  • Total District Councils – 33
  • No. of Municipal Corporations – 7
  • Total Panchayat Samitis – 295
  • Total Gram Panchayats – 9892
  • Zilla Parishad Members – 1,014
  • Panchayat Samiti Member – 6,236
  • District with maximum number of villages – Sri Ganganagar
  • Least Village District – Sirohi
  • No. of State Funded University in the State – 27
  • Number of Private University in the State – 51
  • Total colleges of general education in the state – 2198
Geographical Boundary of Rajasthan

S.No.

State

Tangible Districts of Rajasthan

1.

Madhya Pradesh (1,600 km.)

10 (Dholpur, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur, Kota, Baran, Jhalawar, Chittorgarh, Bhilwara, Banswara, Pratapgarh)

2.

Punjab (89 Km.)

2 (Hanumangarh, Sri Ganganagar)

3.

Haryana (1,262 km.)

7 (Hanumangarh, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Jaipur, Alwar, Bharatpur)

4.

Uttar Pradesh (877 kms.)

2 (Dholpur, Bharatpur)

5.

Gujarat (1,022 km.)

6 (Udaipur, Barmer, Sirohi, Jalore, Dungarpur, Banswara)

Geographical Situation
  • Latitudinal position – 23º3’N latitude to 30º12’N latitude
  • Longitude Position – 90º30′ East Longitude to 78º17′ East Longitude
  • Terrestrial range – 5920 kms.
  • International Border – 1070 kms. (Ganganagar, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Barmer)
  • Length from north to south – 826 km.
  • Length from east to west – 869 km.
  • Smallest district in terms of area – Dholpur
  • Largest district in terms of area – Jaisalmer
  • The place with the highest rainfall – Mount Abu
  • Highest rainfall district – Jhalawar
  • Minimum rainfall district – Jaisalmer
  • The oldest mountain – Aravalli
  • Nearest port – Kandla (Gujarat)
  • Percentage of Thar Desert – 61%
  • Number of geographical region of Rajasthan – 04 (Western desert region, Aravalli mountain region, Eastern plain region, south– eastern plateau)
Height wise 10 Major Mountain Peaks of Rajasthan

S.No.

Mountain Peak Name

District

Height (meters)

Specific

1.

Gurushikhar

Sirohi

1722

The highest peak of the Aravalli range

2.

Ser

Sirohi

1597

Situated on Mount Abu

3.

Delwara

Sirohi

1442

Situated on Mount Abu

4.

Jarga

Udaipur

1431

Situated on the plateau of Bhorat

5.

Achalgarh

Sirohi

1380

Situated on Mount Abu

6.

Abu

Sirohi

1295

7.

Kumbhalgarh

Rajsamand

1224

Situated on the plateau of Bhorat

8.

Dhonia

Rajsamand

1183

9.

Raghunathgarh

Seekar

1055

Highest peak of northern Aravali

10.

Rishikesh

Sirohi

1017

Highest peak of northern Aravali

Triveni Sangam site in Rajasthan

Beneshwar (Dungarpur)

Mahi-Mon-Jakham

Between Bingod and Mandalgarh (Bhilwara)

Banas-Bedach-Menal

Rajmahal– Bisalpur (Tonk)

Banas-Khari-Dye

Rameshwar (Sawai Madhopur)

Chambal-Banas-Seep

Main Waterfalls in Rajasthan
WaterfallsRiverPlace
Chulia FallsChambal RiverBhainsrodgarh (Kota)
Bhimtal FallsMangli RiverBhimtal, Bundi
Menal FallsMenal RiverBegu (Chittorgarh)
Dir fallsKankur RiverTorgarh-Rawali
Bhil Berry FallsBhil Berry WaterfallSanctuary (Pali)

District wise Status of Lakes

S.No.

District

Lakes and Ponds

1.

Ajmer

Anasagar, Foysagar, Pushkar

2.

Alwar

Jaysagar, Mansarovar, Vijaysagar, Pandupol

3.

Karauli

Panchana, Kalisil, Nagatlai, Mamchari, Nidar Shahi Kund

4.

Udaipur

Fatehsagar, Pichola, Jaisamand, Udai Sagar, Swaroop Sagar

5.

Kota

Jawahar Sagar

6.

Chittorgarh

Rana Pratap Sagar, Bhupal Sagar Lake

7.

Churu

Tal Chhapar Lake

8.

Jaipur

Sambhar Lake, Chhaparwada, Jamuvaramgarh, Jalmahal

9.

Jalaur

Bankali Bangh, Beethal Bangh

10.

Jaisalmer

Gadhsisar, Amarsagar, Dhorsi Sagar

11.

Jodhpur

Balsamand, Kaylana, Takhat Sagar

12.

Jhalawar

Bhimsagar, Mansarovar

13.

Jhunjhunu

Ajitsagar Dam, Pannashah

14.

Tonk

Bisalpur, Tordi Sagar

15.

Dungarpur

Gabe Sagar, Som Kamla Aba

16.

Dausa

Kalakh Sagar

17.

Dholpur

Ramsagar, Talabshahi

18.

Nagaur

Didwana, Bhankri Molas

19.

Barmer

Pachpadra

20.

Pali

Sardar Samand

21.

Baran

Gopalpura, Umaidsagar, Iklera Sagar

22.

Banswara

Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam, Anas

23.

Bikaner

Lunkaransar, Anoop Sagar, Gajner

24.

Boondi

Navalkhasagar, Jetsagar, Sursagar

25.

Bharatpur

Moti Jheel

26.

Bhilwara

Mandaltal, Khari Dam, Jetpura Dam

27.

Rajsamand

Rajsamand Lake

28.

Sawai madhopur

Panchna Dam, Morel Dam

29.

Sirohi

Nakki Lake

30.

Seekar

Raipur Dam

31.

Shri Ganga Nagar

Shivpurhead Lake

32.

Hanumangarh

Talwara Lake

33.

Pratapgarh

Jakham Dam

Popular Titles in Rajasthan

  • Monalisa of Rajasthan – Bani-Thani
  • Bhagirath of Modern India – Maharaja Ganga Singh
  • Abul Fazal of Rajputana – Muhnot Nainasi
  • Pink City – Jaipur
  • Paris of India – Jaipur
  • City of stepwells – Bundi
  • Golden City – Jaisalmer
  • Kamdhenu of Rajasthan – Chambal River
  • Vagad’s Ganga – Mahi River
  • Kanthal’s Ganga – Mahi River
  • City of Wales (bell) – Jhalrapatan
  • Ghode Wala Baba – Colonel James Todd
  • Tirtharaj – Pushkar
  • City of Hundred Islands – Banswara
  • Venice of the East – Udaipur
  • Thermopylae of Rajasthan – Haldighati
  • Sports Dance of Rajasthan – Neja Dance
  • Maru Natya of Folk Natyas – Rai Dance
  • Akbar’s Daulat Khana – Magazine Fort
  • Bhishma Pitamah of Mewar – Kunwar Chuda
  • Forest of Hope – Banas River
  • City of Lakes – Udaipur
  • Vagad’s Gandhi – Bhogilal Pandya
  • Gandhi’s fifth son – Jamnalal Bajaj
  • Manchester of Rajasthan – Bhilwara
  • Amrit Sarovar of Marwar – Jawai Dam
  • Home of Indian Tigers – Ranthambore
  • desert tree – Khejri
  • Head of Forts – Chittorgarh
  • Eye of Mewar – Kumbhalgarh Fort (Katargarh)
  • Tribal Kumbh – Beneshwar
  • Andaman of Rajasthan – Jaisalmer
  • Sun City of Rajasthan – Jodhpur
  • The first newspaper of Rajasthan – Mazharul Sarur

Organization for Women

  • National Committee for Women, Jodhpur – Indumati Goenka (1930 AD)
  • Mahila Ashram, Bhilwara – Narayani Devi (1944 AD)
  • Rajasthan Mahila Parishad, Udaipur – Shanta Trivedi (1947 AD)
  • Mahila Shiksha Sadan, Ajmer – Haribhau Upadhyay (1958 AD)
Major Fairs and Festivals of Rajasthan
S.No.Names of Fairs and FestivalsDistrict
1.Camel festivalBikaner
2.Kite festivalJaipur
3.Karauli bird fairKarauli
4.Shekhawati handicrafts fairJhunjhunu
5.Craft bazaarUdaipur
6.Vintage car rallyJaipur
7.Photo festivalJaipur
8.World music festivalUdaipur
9.Lake fsstivalUdaipur
10.Nagaur festivalNagaur
11.Jalore FestivalJalore
12.Mahi FestivalBanswara
13.Baneshwar fairDungarpur
14.Maru festivalJaisalmer
15.Naval band concertJaipur
16.Kumbhalgarh festivalRajsamand
17.Braj holi festival and bird fairBharatpur
18.Dhulandi festivalJaipur
19.Rajasthan dayJaipur
20.Johar mela, Johar Memorial InstituteChittorgarh
21.Gangaur fairJaipur
22.Mewar festivalUdaipur
23.Charbhuja Ji fair, KhangadiSumerpur
24.Mahavir ji fairKarauli
25.Shree Rath Yatra & Animal fair, NagarBharatpur
26.Cultural program in Nadbai BharatpurBharatpur
27.Summer festivalMount abu
28.Prithviraj jayantiAjmer
29.Pratap jayanti fairRajsamand
30.Jagannath ji fairAlwar
31.Teej festivalJaipur
32.Maharaja Daharsen JayantiAjmer
33.Kaman festivalBharatpur
34.Kajali TeejBundi
35.Dol melaBaran
36.Abhaneri festivalDausa
37.Khalkani MataJaipur
38.Kota Dussehra fairKota
39.Marwar festivalJodhpur
40.Pushkar fairAjmer
41.Kolayat fairBikaner
42.Chandrabhaga fairJhalawar
43.Bundi festivalBundi
44.Fish festivalAlwar
45.Music in the parkJaipur
46.Bhakti festivalPushkar
47.Mangarh Dham fairBanswara
48.Ranakpur festivalPali
49.Sharad festivalMount abu

Forest/Wildlife Sanctuary/National Park

According to the report of Rajasthan Forest Department (Year 2019– 20)

  • The total forest area in Rajasthan – 32845.30 sq. km.
  • Reserved forest in Rajasthan – 12252.28 sq.km. (37.30%)
  • Protected forest in Rajasthan – 18494.97 sq. km. (56.31%)
  • Unclassified forest in Rajasthan – 2098.05 sq.km. (6.39%)

According to India Forest Status Report 2019

  • The total forest area in Rajasthan is – 32737.00 sq. km.
  • Reserved forest in Rajasthan – 12475 sq.km. (38.11%)
  • Protected forest in Rajasthan – 18217 sq.km. (55.64%)
  • Unclassified forest in Rajasthan – 2045 sq.km. (6.25%)
  • Top five forest cover districts of Rajasthan – 1. Udaipur 2. Alwar 3. Pratapgarh 4. Baran 5. Chittorgarh
  • Districts with minimum five forest cover of Rajasthan – 1. Churu 2. Hanumangarh 3. Jodhpur 4. Ganganagar 5. Dausa
  • Top five districts with forest cover percentage of Rajasthan – 1. Udaipur 2. Pratapgarh 3. Sirohi 4. Karauli 5. Baran
  • Districts with minimum five forest cover percentage of Rajasthan – 1. Jodhpur 2. Churu 3. Nagaur 4. Bikaner/Jaisalmer 5. Hanumangarh
  • Zoo of Rajasthan – 1. Jaipur 2. Udaipur 3. Bikaner 4. Jodhpur 5. Kota
Mrigavani of Rajasthan

S.No.

Name

District

1.

Pushkar Mrigavan

Panchkund (Ajmer)

2.

Chittorgarh Fort Mrigawan

Chittorgarh

3.

Sanjay Udyan, Shahpura

Jaipur

4.

Ashok Vihar Mrigavan

Jaipur Nagar

5.

Machiya Safari Park

Jodhpur

6.

Amrita Devi Mrigavan

Khejarli (Jodhpur)

7.

Sajjangarh Mrigawan

Udaipur

The Prescribed Wildlife Mascots of the Districts of Rajasthan
DistrictWildlife
AlwarSambhar
AjmerCane bird
BharatpurStork (wren)
BarmerDesert Fox
BhilwaraPeacock
BanswaraWaterfowl
BundiSucculent
BaranCrocodile
ChuruBlackbuck
DausaRabbit
DhaulpurPanchhira (Indian Screamer)
JaloreBear
JaisalmerGodavan
DungarpurPainted Stork
JaipurChital (antelope)
JodhpurKurjan
ChittorgarhGorsingha
JhunjhunuBlack grouse
HanumangarhLittle kingfisher
KarauliGharial
JhalawarGagaroni parrot
KotaBeaver
NagaurFlamingo
PratapgarhFlying squirrel
PaliLeopard
RajsamandWolf
Sawai madhopurTiger
SikarShaheen
Shri Ganga NagarChinkara
TonkSwan
UdaipurBrock
SirohiWild hen
BikanerSandgrouse
Protected Areas of Rajasthan

S.No.

Protected area name

District

Area Approx (Sq. Km.)

National Park

1.

Ranthambore

Sawai madhopur

282.03

2.

Keoladeo (Dense)

Bharatpur

28.73

3.

Mukundra Hills (darra)

Kota, Chittorgarh

199.55

Wildlife Sanctuary

1.

Bandh Baretha (Damp Baretha)

Bharatpur

199.24

2.

Sariska

Alwar

492.29

3.

Desert National Park

Jaisalmer, Barmer

3162.50

4.

Ramgarh VishDhari

Bndi

307

5.

Kesarbagh

Dholpur

14.76

6.

Ramsagar

Dholpur

34.40

7.

Van Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary

Dholpur

25.60

8.

Keladevi

Karauli, Sawai madhopur

676.82

9.

Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary

Chittorgarh, Udaipur

422.94

10.

Bhainsrorgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Chittorgarh

201.4

11.

Shergarh

Baran

81.67

12.

Darra

Kota, Jhalawar

250.00/227.60

13.

Jawahar Sagar

Kota, Bundi, Chittorgarh

194/220.09

14.

National Chambal Gharial

Kota, Sawai madhopur, Bundi, Karauli, Dholpur

564.03/280.0

15.

Bassi

Chittorgarh

138.69

16.

Taal Chhapar

Churu

7.19

17.

Nahargarh

Jaipur

52.4

18.

Jamwa Ramgarh

Jaipur

300

19.

Sajjangarh

Udaipur

5.19

20.

Phulwari Naal

Udaipur

511.4

21.

Tatgarh Ravali

Rajsamand, Pali, Ajmer

475.23/495.27

22.

Jaisamand

Udaipur

52.34

23.

Kumbhalgarh

Udaipur, Pali, Rajsamand

610.528

24.

Mount abu

Sirohi

326.1

25.

Sawai Mansingh

Sawai madhopur

113.07

26.

Sariska ‘A’

Alwar

3.01

27.

Sawai madhopur

Sawai madhopur

131.30

28.

Gajner

Bikaner

 
Major Conservation Reserves of Rajasthan

Reserve Name

District

Area (sq.km.)

Establishment Year

Bisalpur Conservation Reserve

tonk

48.31

2008

Jodbid Garhwala Conservation Reserve

Bikaner

56.47

2008

Sundhamata Conservation Reserve

Jalore, Sirohi

117.49

2008

Gudha Vishnoiyan Conservation Reserve

Jodhpur

2.31

2011

Shakambhari Conservation Reserve

Seekar, jhunjhunu

131.00

2012

Gogelav Conservation Reserve

Nagaur

3.58

2012

Beed Jhunjhunu Conservation Reserve

jhunjhunu

10.47

2012

Rotu Conservation Reserve

Nagaur

0.73

2012

Umaidganj Bird Sanctuary Conservation Reserve

kota

2.72

2012

Jawai Dam Leopard Conservation Reserve

Pali

19.79

2013

Bansal–Khetri Conservation Reserve

jhunjhunu

70.18

2017

Bansal–Khetri–Bagaur Conservation Reserve

jhunjhunu

39.66

2018

Jawai Dam Leopard Conservation Reserve–II

Pali

61.98

2018

Mansamata Conservation Reserve

Jhunjhunu

102.31

2019

Total

667.01 
Tiger Reserve

Ranthabur Tiger Reserve

Sawai Madhopur, Karauli, Bundi, Tonk

1411.29

 

Sariska Tiger Reserve

Alwar, Jaipur

1213.34

 

Mukundara Hills Tiger Reserve

Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar, Chittorgarh

759.99

 

Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve

Ramgarh, Bundi

 1,017

 
Energy
  • Beginning of Rajasthan Atomic Project – 1973 AD.
  • India’s first natural uranium, heavy water and refrigeration operating nuclear station – Rawatbhata (Chittorgarh)
  • Second nuclear power plant proposed in Rajasthan – Mahi (Banswara)
  • First Solar Power Plant in India – Phalodi (Jodhpur)
  • State’s first solar park – Badla Phalodi (Jodhpur)
  • First Solar Energy Freeze in India – Balesar (Jodhpur)
  • Total power generation capacity in the state – 6617.35 MW
  • Installed Solar Power Plant Capacity in the State (As on December, 2019) – 4637 MW
  • Wind Power Plant Capacity Installed in the State (As on December, 2019) – 4310.5 MW
  • Capacity of Biomass Power Plant installed in the State (as on December, 2019) – 120.45 MW
Thermal Power Projects
  • Rajasthan’s first coal power station – Kota Thermal Power Project
  • State’s first ‘Super Thermal Power Station – Suratgarh Thermal Power Project’
  • Chhabra Thermal Power Project – Chhabra (District–Baran)
  • Kalisindh Thermal Project – Jhalawar
  • Satpura Power Station – Combined Power House of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat
  • Barsingsar Thermal Power Station – Barsingsar (District–Bikaner)
  • Kapurdi & Jalipa Thermal Project (JSW Barmer Power House) – Barmer
  • Bithnok Thermal Power Project – Bikaner
  • Kawai Thermal Power Project – Baran
  • Proposed Hydro Electric Projects – Jakham Small Hydro Electric Project, Rahughat Hydro Electric Project, Anas Hydro Electric Project
Major Irrigation Projects of the State

S.No.

Project

Beneficiary Districts

River

1.

Beas irrigation

Ravi–beas

2.

Bhakra Canal

Hanumangarh, Sriganganagar

Sutlej

3.

Bisalpur

Tonk

Banas

4.

Chambal Irrigation

Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Bundi, Baran

Chambal

5.

Gangnahar

Hanumangarh, Sriganganagar

Sutlej

6.

Eklera Sagar

Baran

Chambal

7.

Gurgaon Canal

Bharatpur

Yamuna

8.

Harishchandra Sagar

Jhalawar, Kota

Kalisindh

9.

Indira Gandhi Canal

Bikaner, Hanumangarh, Churu, Ganganagar Unit– I Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer Unit– II

Ravi–beas

10.

Jakham

Pratapgarh, Udaipur

Jakham

11.

Mahi Bajaj Sagar

Banswara, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh

Maahi

12.

Narmada Canal Irrigation

Barmer, Jalore

Narmada

13.

Nohar Irrigation Project

Hanumangarh, Churu

Ravi–beas

14.

Parvati Pick–up

Baran

Chambal

15.

Som–kamla–amba

Dungarpur

Som

16.

Jawai

Pali, Sirohi, Jalore, Jodhpur

Jawai

Transport and Communication

Road Transport (March 2019)
  • The total length of road in the state – 264244.05 km.
  • The total length of national highway in the state – 10599.67 km.
  • The total length of the state road in the state – 15517.51 km.
  • The density of roads in the state – 77.21 km. per 100 sq.km.
Rail Transport (March 2019)
  • First train started in the state – between Agra Fort to Bandikui (April 1874)
  • The total length of rail routes in the state (March 2018) – 5929 km.
Air Transport (March 2019)
  • Formation of Rajasthan Civil Aviation Corporation – 20 December, 2006
  • Total airports in the state – 32
  • Total Military Airports in the State – 6
  • Total Civilian Airports in the State – 4
  • Asia’s largest underground airport – Nal Airport, Bikaner
Postal and Telecommunication Wervices
  • Number of Telecom Subscribers in the State – 64.77 Million
  • Total No. of Post Offices in the State – 10,311
Industry

S.No.

Hand Craft Industry

District

1.

Doria and Masuria sarees

kota

2.

Khesla, Tukdi

balotra falana

3.

Bandhej Sarees

Jodhpur

4.

Churiyan and Lahariya

Jaipur

5.

Clay sculptures

Molela Village Rajsamand

6.

Marble sculptures

Jaipur

7.

Wooden toys

Udaipur Sawai Madhopur

8.

Phad painting

Shahpura

9.

Puppets

Udaipur

Major Industrial Areas of Rajasthan

District

Industrial Area

Ajmer

Bewar, Saver

Alwar

Behror, Chopanki, Neemrana, Ghilot, Khushkheda, Kaharani, Karauli, Kherathal, Kurukshetra, Matsya, Pathredi, Rajgarh, Rampur, Shahjahanpur, Sotanla, Tapukara, Thanagaji

Barmer

Balotra, Mokalsar

Bharatpur

Jhehra

Bikaner

Bichwal, Karni, Khara, Napsar, Naukha

Churu

Bindsar, Ratangarh, Sardarshahr

Dausa

Bapi, Kolana (Bandikui)

Dungarpur

Sagwara

Hanumangarh

Sangria

Jaipur

Aprilpark, Bagru, Bassi, Vindayaka, Hirawala, Jaitpura, Jhutwara, Kaladera, Kant Kalwar, Kukus, Malviya, Manda, Manpur, Mansarovar, Ramchandrapur, Sitapur, Shahpur

Jhunjhunu

Chirawa, Pilani

Jodhpur

Boranda, Mandore, Mathanis

Kota

Runpur, Indraprastha

Nagaur

Parbatsar

Pali

Bhinmal, Sumerpur

Rajsamand

Dhoinda

Sawai madhopur

Karauli, Kherda

Sikar

Ajitgarh, Fatehpur, Palsana, Ramgarh, Reengus, Shrimadhopur

Sirohi

Abu Road, Ambaji, Saransar, Sheoganj

Shri Ganga Nagar

Anupgarh, Gharsana, Raisingh Nagar, Rawal Mandi, Suratgarh, Udyog Vihar

Tonk

Newai

Udaipur

Bhamashah, Gudali, Kaladwas, Sukher Sapatiya

Rajasthan Census – 2011
  • Population – 6.85 crore (8th in the country)
  • Male Population – 3.55 crore (51.86%)
  • Female population – 3.29 crore (48.14%)
  • Rajasthan’s decadal growth rate – 21.3%
  • Rural Decadal Growth Rate – 19.00%
  • Urban Decadal Growth Rate – 29.00%
  • The district with the highest decadal growth rate in the state – Barmer (32.5%)
  • The district with the lowest decadal growth rate in the state – Ganganagar (10.0%)
  • Annual Growth Rate of Rajasthan – 2.13%
  • The district with the highest annual growth rate of the state – Barmer
  • The district with the lowest annual growth rate in the state – Ganganagar
Population density
  • The population density of Rajasthan – 200 persons per sq. km.
  • Rajasthan’s rank in terms of population density in the country – 18th
  • Districts with highest population density in the state – Jaipur (595), Bharatpur (503), Dausa (476)
  • Districts with lowest population density in the state – Jaisalmer (17), Bikaner (78), Barmer (192)
Sex ratio
  • Sex Ratio of Rajasthan – 928 (was 921 in 2001)
  • State’s rank in the country – 21st
  • Districts with highest sex ratio in the state – Dungarpur (994), Rajsamand (990), Pali (987)
  • Districts with lowest sex ratio in the state – Dholpur (846), Jaisalmer (852), Karauli (861)
  • Rural Sex Ratio in the State – 933 (other sources 953)
  • Urban Sex Ratio – 914 in the State
  • The district with the highest rural sex ratio in the state – Pali (1003)
  • The district with the lowest rural sex ratio in the state – Dholpur (841)
  • The district with the highest urban sex ratio in the state – Tonk (985)
  • The district with the lowest urban sex ratio in the state – Jaisalmer (807)
Literacy
  • Literacy of Rajasthan – 66.1%
  • Rajasthan’s rank in the country in terms of literacy – 26th
  • Highest literacy district in the state – Kota (76.6%)
  • The district with the lowest literacy rate in the state – Jalore (54.9%)
  • Highest male literacy district in the state – Jhunjhunu (86.9%)
  • District with lowest male literacy in the state – Pratapgarh (69.5%)
  • State’s highest female literacy district – Kota (65.9%)
  • The district with the lowest female literacy in the state – Jalore (38.5%)
  • Rural Literacy in the State – 61.4%
  • Urban Literacy in the State – 79.7%
0-6 age group
  • Total population (0–6 age group) – 106.49 lakhs
  • Percentage of Total Population – 15.5%
  • Most Populated District – Jaipur
  • Minimum Population District – Jaisalmer
  • Child Sex Ratio – 888
  • District with highest child sex ratio – Banswara (934)
  • District with Lowest Child Sex Ratio – Jhunjhunu (837)
  • District with highest urban child sex ratio – Nagaur (907)
  • District with lowest urban child sex ratio – Dholpur (841)
  • District with highest rural child sex ratio – Banswara (937)
  • District with lowest rural child sex ratio – Jhunjhunu (832)
Scheduled caste
  • Total scheduled caste – 122.21 Lakh
  • Percentage of Scheduled Castes in the total population of the state – 17.8%
  • District with maximum scheduled caste population – Jaipur
  • District with minimum scheduled caste population – Dungarpur
  • Highest Scheduled Caste Population (percentage) – Ganganagar (36.58%)
  • Minimum Scheduled Caste Population (percentage) – Dungarpur (3.76%)
  • SC Sex Ratio – 923 (923 Rural), (922 Urban)
  • District with highest sex ratio – Rajsamand (982)
  • District with lowest sex ratio – Dholpur (863)
  • Percentage of Scheduled Castes in Rural Population – 18.5%
  • Percentage of Scheduled Castes in Urban Population – 15.7%
  • Total Literacy – 59.20%
  • Male Literacy – 73.77%
  • Female Literacy – 44.63%
Scheduled Ribe
  • Scheduled tribe population in Rajasthan – 92.38 lakh
  • Percentage of Scheduled Tribes in the total population of the state – 13.5%
  • District with highest ST population – Udaipur
  • District with minimum ST population – Bikaner
  • District with highest ST percentage – Banswara (76.4%)
  • Scheduled Tribe Sex Ratio – 948
  • Rural Sex Ratio – 951
  • Urban Sex Ratio – 893
  • District with highest sex ratio – Dungarpur (1000)
  • District with lowest sex ratio – Dholpur (842)
  • Total Literacy – 52.44%
  • Male Literacy – 67.62%
  • Female Literacy – 37.27%
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