Bandha Village, with population of 1340 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 32nd most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Bandha village is 385 km2 and it is the 8th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Bandha village to Jaisalmer is 80 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bandha village is 345022. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 80 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 80 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1340 people, among them 720 (54%) are male and 620 (46%) are female. 24% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste and 41% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bandha village is 24%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 233 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bandha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,340 322 474 544 318
Male 720 188 255 277 170
Female 620 134 219 267 148

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 75.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 765. Female population growth rate of the village is 77.1% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 73.5%. General caste population has increased by 570.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 39.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 44.3% and child population has increased by 69.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bandha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 75.2% 570.8% 39.4% 44.3% 69.1%
Male 73.5% 526.7% 38.6% 37.8% 61.9%
Female 77.1% 644.4% 40.4% 51.7% 78.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 861 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 713, in schedule caste is 859 and in schedule tribe is 964. There are 871 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 81 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bandha

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 113 11 88 81
2011 861 713 859 964 871
2001 843 600 848 876 790

Literacy

Total 581 people in the village are literate, among them 417 are male and 164 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bandha is 57%. 76% of male and 35% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 24%. Male literacy has gone up by 24% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bandha

Total Male Female
Change 23.4% 23.5% 23.1%
2011 56.8% 75.8% 34.7%
2001 33.4% 52.3% 11.6%

Workers profile

Bandha has 46% (621) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 47% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bandha

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.3% 34.9% 11.4% 53.7%
Male 45.4% 38.6% 6.8% 54.6%
Female 47.4% 30.6% 16.8% 52.6%