Sankhwas Village, with population of 6542 is Nagaur sub district's the 4th most populous village, located in Nagaur sub district of Nagaur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Sankhwas village is 52 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 126 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Mundwa and distance from Sankhwas village to Mundwa is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sankhwas village is 341028. Nagaur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 45 km. District head quarter of the village is Nagaur which is 45 km away. 0.41 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 6542 people, among them 3321 (51%) are male and 3221 (49%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 34% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sankhwas village is 15%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1225 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sankhwas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,542 4,288 2,237 17 971
Male 3,321 2,189 1,123 9 472
Female 3,221 2,099 1,114 8 499

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 18.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5517. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.8% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 17.4%. General caste population has increased by 1.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 74.5% and child population has decreased by -4.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sankhwas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.6% 1.3% 74.5% 0% -4.2%
Male 17.4% 1.7% 65.9% 0% -13.4%
Female 19.8% 0.8% 84.1% 0% 6.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 970 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 959, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 889. There are 1057 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 196 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sankhwas

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 -9 98 889 196
2011 970 959 992 889 1057
2001 950 968 894 0 861

Literacy

Total 2904 people in the village are literate, among them 1958 are male and 946 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sankhwas is 52%. 69% of male and 35% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sankhwas

Total Male Female
Change 7.7% 6.8% 8.4%
2011 52.1% 68.7% 34.8%
2001 44.4% 61.9% 26.4%

Workers profile

Sankhwas has 43% (2799) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 35% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sankhwas

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.8% 38.6% 4.2% 57.2%
Male 50.3% 46.6% 3.7% 49.7%
Female 35.1% 30.5% 4.6% 64.9%