Dhanapa Village, with population of 2587 is Merta sub district's the 28th most populous village, located in Merta sub district of Nagaur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Dhanapa village is 47 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 55 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Merta City and distance from Dhanapa village to Merta City is 40 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dhanapa village is 342902. Merta is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 40 km. District head quarter of the village is Nagaur which is 108 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2587 people, among them 1378 (53%) are male and 1209 (47%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhanapa village is 14%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 484 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhanapa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,587 2,083 504 0 364
Male 1,378 1,117 261 0 209
Female 1,209 966 243 0 155

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -17.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3131. Female population growth rate of the village is -19% which is -3.1% lower than male population growth rate of -15.9%. General caste population has increased by 7.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -56.8% and child population has decreased by -41.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhanapa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -17.4% 7.4% -56.8% -100% -41.9%
Male -15.9% 10.5% -57.6% -100% -38.7%
Female -19% 4.1% -55.9% -100% -45.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 877 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 865, in schedule caste is 931. There are 742 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 97 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhanapa

Total General SC ST Child
Change -33 -53 37 -1083 -97
2011 877 865 931 0 742
2001 910 918 894 1083 839

Literacy

Total 1201 people in the village are literate, among them 838 are male and 363 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhanapa is 54%. 72% of male and 34% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhanapa

Total Male Female
Change 16.1% 16.3% 15.4%
2011 54% 71.7% 34.4%
2001 37.9% 55.4% 19%

Workers profile

Dhanapa has 54% (1401) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 54% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 45% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhanapa

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 54.2% 49.8% 4.3% 45.8%
Male 54.7% 53.9% 0.8% 45.3%
Female 53.5% 45.2% 8.4% 46.5%