Khetolai Village, with population of 1698 is Pokaran sub district's the 38th most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Khetolai village is 97 km2 and it is the 19th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 17 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Khetolai which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Khetolai village to Pokaran is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Khetolai village is 345031. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 85 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1698 people, among them 891 (52%) are male and 807 (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khetolai village is 16%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 302 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khetolai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,698 1,473 225 0 272
Male 891 778 113 0 150
Female 807 695 112 0 122

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -6.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1808. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.6% which is 35.3% higher than male population growth rate of -19.7%. General caste population has decreased by -10.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 36.4% and child population has increased by 4.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khetolai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -6.1% -10.3% 36.4% 0% 4.2%
Male -19.7% -24.5% 41.3% 0% 14.5%
Female 15.6% 13.4% 31.8% 0% -6.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 906 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 893, in schedule caste is 991. There are 813 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 277 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 179 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khetolai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 277 298 -72 0 -179
2011 906 893 991 0 813
2001 629 595 1063 0 992

Literacy

Total 1164 people in the village are literate, among them 693 are male and 471 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khetolai is 82%. 94% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khetolai

Total Male Female
Change -2.5% -0.9% 2.4%
2011 81.6% 93.5% 68.8%
2001 84.1% 94.4% 66.4%

Workers profile

Khetolai has 52% (877) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 53% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 34% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khetolai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51.6% 24.9% 26.7% 48.4%
Male 50.2% 29.6% 20.5% 49.8%
Female 53.3% 19.7% 33.6% 46.7%