Nachna Village, with population of 6335 is Pokaran sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Nachna village is 387 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 16 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Nachna village to Pokaran is 85 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Nachna village is 345028. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 85 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 120 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6335 people, among them 3369 (53%) are male and 2966 (47%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nachna village is 17%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1093 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nachna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,335 4,157 1,542 636 1,104
Male 3,369 2,218 818 333 583
Female 2,966 1,939 724 303 521

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -13.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7320. Female population growth rate of the village is -8% which is 9.8% higher than male population growth rate of -17.8%. General caste population has decreased by -11.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -18%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -11.4% and child population has decreased by -26.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nachna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -13.5% -11.9% -18% -11.4% -26.2%
Male -17.8% -18.2% -18.8% -12.4% -26%
Female -8% -3.6% -17.2% -10.4% -26.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 880 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 874, in schedule caste is 885 and in schedule tribe is 910. There are 894 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 93 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nachna

Total General SC ST Child
Change 93 132 17 21 -4
2011 880 874 885 910 894
2001 787 742 868 889 898

Literacy

Total 3078 people in the village are literate, among them 2002 are male and 1076 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nachna is 59%. 72% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nachna

Total Male Female
Change 10.6% 10.0% 13.7%
2011 58.8% 71.9% 44%
2001 48.2% 61.9% 30.3%

Workers profile

Nachna has 42% (2659) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 32% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 23% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nachna

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42% 28.4% 13.6% 58%
Male 50.7% 45.1% 5.6% 49.3%
Female 32.1% 9.4% 22.7% 67.9%