Gomat Village, with population of 4355 is Pokaran sub district's the 5th most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Gomat village is 64 km2 and it is the 35th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 68 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Gomat which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Gomat village to Pokaran is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Gomat village is 345021. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 115 km away. 0.49 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 4355 people, among them 2283 (52%) are male and 2072 (48%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gomat village is 20%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 749 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gomat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,355 3,402 942 11 886
Male 2,283 1,784 491 8 477
Female 2,072 1,618 451 3 409

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3903. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.5% which is 15.9% higher than male population growth rate of 4.6%. General caste population has increased by 9.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 450% and child population has decreased by -5.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gomat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.6% 9.9% 16.9% 450% -5.6%
Male 4.6% 1.2% 17.5% 300% -7.7%
Female 20.5% 21.5% 16.2% 0% -3.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 908 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 907, in schedule caste is 919 and in schedule tribe is 375. There are 857 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 120 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 41 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gomat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 120 151 -9 375 41
2011 908 907 919 375 857
2001 788 756 928 0 816

Literacy

Total 1810 people in the village are literate, among them 1284 are male and 526 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gomat is 52%. 71% of male and 32% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -3%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gomat

Total Male Female
Change -2.9% -3.6% 1.6%
2011 52.2% 71.1% 31.6%
2001 55.1% 74.7% 30%

Workers profile

Gomat has 36% (1567) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 26% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gomat

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36% 24.3% 11.7% 64%
Male 44.9% 41% 4% 55.1%
Female 26.1% 6% 20.1% 73.9%