Lathi Village, with population of 3587 is Pokaran sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Lathi village is 37 km2 and it is the 70th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 98 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Lathi which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Lathi village to Pokaran is 45 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Lathi village is 345031. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 45 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 65 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3587 people, among them 1885 (53%) are male and 1702 (47%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lathi village is 21%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 527 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lathi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,587 2,480 712 395 768
Male 1,885 1,292 369 224 426
Female 1,702 1,188 343 171 342

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3009. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.2% which is -3.9% lower than male population growth rate of 21.1%. General caste population has increased by 11.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 35.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 53.7% and child population has increased by 11.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lathi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.2% 11.4% 35.6% 53.7% 11.6%
Male 21.1% 11.2% 41.4% 67.2% 23.8%
Female 17.2% 11.5% 29.9% 39% -0.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 903 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 920, in schedule caste is 930 and in schedule tribe is 763. There are 803 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 197 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lathi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -30 3 -81 -155 -197
2011 903 920 930 763 803
2001 933 917 1011 918 1000

Literacy

Total 1414 people in the village are literate, among them 965 are male and 449 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lathi is 50%. 66% of male and 33% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lathi

Total Male Female
Change -1.2% -2.8% 0.7%
2011 50.2% 66.1% 33%
2001 51.4% 68.9% 32.3%

Workers profile

Lathi has 46% (1640) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 43% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lathi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.7% 38.8% 6.9% 54.3%
Male 48.5% 47.4% 1.1% 51.5%
Female 42.6% 29.3% 13.3% 57.4%