Khara Village, with population of 684 is Nokha sub district's the 37th least populous village, located in Nokha sub district of Bikaner district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Khara village is 16 km2 and it is the 58th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 43 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Nokha and distance from Khara village to Nokha is 20 km. Pin code of Khara village is 334803. Nokha is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Bikaner which is 85 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 684 people, among them 353 (52%) are male and 331 (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khara village is 12%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 102 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 684 592 92 0 80
Male 353 306 47 0 39
Female 331 286 45 0 41

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 625. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.1% which is -4.6% lower than male population growth rate of 11.7%. General caste population has increased by 7.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.3% and child population has decreased by -48.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.4% 7.4% 24.3% 0% -48.1%
Male 11.7% 8.9% 34.3% 0% -53.6%
Female 7.1% 5.9% 15.4% 0% -41.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 935, in schedule caste is 957. There are 1051 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 40 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 218 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -40 -26 -157 0 218
2011 938 935 957 0 1051
2001 978 961 1114 0 833

Literacy

Total 503 people in the village are literate, among them 295 are male and 208 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khara is 83%. 94% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 33%. Male literacy has gone up by 20% and female literacy rate has gone up by 44%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khara

Total Male Female
Change 33.0% 20.2% 44.1%
2011 83.3% 93.9% 71.7%
2001 50.3% 73.7% 27.6%

Workers profile

Khara has 51% (352) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 52% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 48% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51.5% 25.3% 26.2% 48.5%
Male 50.7% 45.3% 5.4% 49.3%
Female 52.3% 3.9% 48.3% 47.7%