Sankra Village, with population of 3945 is Pokaran sub district's the 6th most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Sankra village is 51 km2 and it is the 47th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 77 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Sankra village to Pokaran is 45 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sankra village is 345026. 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 80 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3945 people, among them 2088 (53%) are male and 1857 (47%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sankra village is 20%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 648 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sankra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,945 3,398 516 31 781
Male 2,088 1,798 271 19 410
Female 1,857 1,600 245 12 371

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 4.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3773. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.7% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of 2%. General caste population has increased by 7.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -64.4% and child population has decreased by -9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sankra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.6% 7.4% -1% -64.4% -9%
Male 2% 5% -1.8% -67.8% -10.3%
Female 7.7% 10.2% 0% -57.1% -7.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 889 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 890, in schedule caste is 904 and in schedule tribe is 632. There are 905 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sankra

Total General SC ST Child
Change 47 42 16 157 28
2011 889 890 904 632 905
2001 842 848 888 475 877

Literacy

Total 1721 people in the village are literate, among them 1236 are male and 485 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sankra is 54%. 74% of male and 33% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sankra

Total Male Female
Change 10.4% 11.5% 10.5%
2011 54.4% 73.7% 32.6%
2001 44% 62.2% 22.1%

Workers profile

Sankra has 39% (1554) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 34% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sankra

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.4% 26.5% 12.9% 60.6%
Male 44% 35.9% 8.1% 56%
Female 34.2% 16% 18.2% 65.8%