Fatehgarh Tahsil, with population of about 1 lakh is Jaisalmer district's the least populous sub district, located in Jaisalmer district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 120 villages in the sub district, among them Lakha is the most populous village with population of 3766 and Badhan is the least populous village with population of 10. Satto is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 251 km2 and Poonasar is the smallest with 4 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1 lakh people, among them about 55 thousand (54%) are male and about 46 thousand (46%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Fatehgarh tahsil is 20%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 18 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

100% population of Fatehgarh tahsil live in the Fatehgarh Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Fatehgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 101,020 78,769 16,212 6,039 20,362
Male 55,014 43,220 8,591 3,203 11,150
Female 46,006 35,549 7,621 2,836 9,212

Most populated Villages in Fatehgarh

Villages
Name Population
Lakha 3766
Satto 3325
Jhijhaniyali 3313
Keeta 2533
Moolana 2526
Dangri 2384
Fateh Garh 2308
Devikot 2242
Baiya 2175
Tejmalta 2025

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 21% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 812 in Muslims are 929.

Religion wise population 2011 - Fatehgarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 101,020 78,979 21,041 47 5 4 892 1 51
Male 55,014 43,579 10,906 20 3 3 467 0 36
Female 46,006 35,400 10,135 27 2 1 425 1 15

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 36.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 74 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 37.9% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 35%. General caste population has increased by 35.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 37.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 42.9% and child population has increased by 15% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Fatehgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36.3% 35.6% 37.5% 42.9% 15%
Male 35% 33.8% 38.2% 42.9% 15.3%
Female 37.9% 37.8% 36.6% 43% 14.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 836 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 823, in schedule caste is 887 and in schedule tribe is 885. There are 826 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Fatehgarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 25 -11 1 -5
2011 836 823 887 885 826
2001 818 798 898 884 831

Villages with highest sex ratio in Fatehgarh

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Chhor 1394
Bola 1133
Sandha 1028
Kehar Fakeer Ki Dhani 1000
Badhan 1000
Amarpura 996
Sangram Ki Dhani 990
Peethorai 982
Bogniyai 981
Jasuwa 966

Literacy

Total about 44 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 31 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Fatehgarh is 55%. 71% of male and 35% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Fatehgarh

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 7.2% 7.5%
2011 54.7% 71% 35.3%
2001 47.6% 63.8% 27.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Fatehgarh

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Lala 84
Sandhuwa 80
Beermani 78
Naya Rasala 74
Beenjota 74
Sihdar 72
Sandha 71
Sangana 71
Hapa 68
Lakhaniyon Ki Dhani 68

Workers profile

Fatehgarh has 42% (about 42 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 34% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Fatehgarh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.9% 21.7% 20.2% 58.1%
Male 48.7% 31.2% 17.5% 51.3%
Female 33.8% 10.3% 23.5% 66.2%

Biggest Villages in Fatehgarh

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Satto 251.3
Keeta 117.2
Moolana 93.9
Dawara 90.9
Deora 90.1
Janra 88
Devikot 81.9
Phuliya 81.3
Chhor 76
Baiya 74