Shekhar Village, with population of 18 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 18th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Shekhar village is 37 km2 and it is the 169th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 0 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Shekhar village to Jaisalmer is 127 km. Pin code of Shekhar village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 230 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 230 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 18 people, among them 6 (33%) are male and 12 (67%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shekhar village is 11%, among them 0% are boys and 100% are girls. There are 5 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shekhar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18 18 0 0 2
Male 6 6 0 0 0
Female 12 12 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 15. Female population growth rate of the village is 0% which is 60% higher than male population growth rate of -60%. General caste population has increased by 20% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shekhar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Male -60% -60% 0% 0% 0%
Female 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 2000 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 2000,. There are 0 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 2000 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shekhar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2000 2000 0 0 0
2011 2000 2000 0 0 0
2001 0 0 0 0 0

Literacy

Total 0 people in the village are literate, among them 0 are male and 0 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shekhar is 0%. 0% of male and 0% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -100%. Male literacy has gone down by -100% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shekhar

Total Male Female
Change -100.0% -100.0% 0.0%
2011 0% 0% 0%
2001 100% 100% 0%

Workers profile

Shekhar has 56% (10) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 83% male and 42% female population are working population. 83% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 42% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shekhar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55.6% 55.6% 0% 44.4%
Male 83.3% 83.3% 0% 16.7%
Female 41.7% 41.7% 0% 58.3%