Bahla Village, with population of 2669 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 6th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Bahla village is 496 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 5 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Bahla village to Jaisalmer is 127 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bahla village is 345033. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 170 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 170 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2669 people, among them 1510 (57%) are male and 1159 (43%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bahla village is 13%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 587 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bahla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,669 2,614 40 15 339
Male 1,510 1,477 24 9 167
Female 1,159 1,137 16 6 172

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2137. Female population growth rate of the village is 72.7% which is 69.7% higher than male population growth rate of 3%. General caste population has increased by 25.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -31%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 400% and child population has increased by 22.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bahla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.9% 25.9% -31% 400% 22.4%
Male 3% 4.5% -51% 200% 12.8%
Female 72.7% 71.8% 77.8% 0% 33.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 768 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 770, in schedule caste is 667 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 1030 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 310 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 158 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bahla

Total General SC ST Child
Change 310 302 483 667 158
2011 768 770 667 667 1030
2001 458 468 184 0 872

Literacy

Total 879 people in the village are literate, among them 654 are male and 225 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bahla is 38%. 49% of male and 23% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -9%. Male literacy has gone down by -14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bahla

Total Male Female
Change -9.4% -14.7% 15.4%
2011 37.7% 48.7% 22.8%
2001 47.1% 63.4% 7.4%

Workers profile

Bahla has 73% (1954) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 76% male and 70% female population are working population. 74% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 69% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bahla

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 73.2% 71.9% 1.3% 26.8%
Male 75.9% 74.2% 1.7% 24.1%
Female 69.7% 68.8% 0.9% 30.3%