Lakha Village, with population of 3766 is Fatehgarh sub district's the most populous village, located in Fatehgarh sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Lakha village is 68 km2 and it is the 13th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 55 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Lakha village to Jaisalmer is 125 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Lakha village is 345027. Fatehgarh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 60 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 125 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3766 people, among them 1984 (53%) are male and 1782 (47%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lakha village is 20%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 569 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lakha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,766 3,467 190 109 767
Male 1,984 1,828 101 55 394
Female 1,782 1,639 89 54 373

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 38.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2724. Female population growth rate of the village is 36.3% which is -3.7% lower than male population growth rate of 40%. General caste population has increased by 36.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 65.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 65.2% and child population has increased by 14.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lakha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 38.3% 36.3% 65.2% 65.2% 14.3%
Male 40% 36.2% 98% 129.2% 20.9%
Female 36.3% 36.5% 39.1% 28.6% 8.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 898 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 897, in schedule caste is 881 and in schedule tribe is 982. There are 947 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 111 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lakha

Total General SC ST Child
Change -24 2 -374 -768 -111
2011 898 897 881 982 947
2001 922 895 1255 1750 1058

Literacy

Total 1878 people in the village are literate, among them 1280 are male and 598 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lakha is 63%. 81% of male and 42% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lakha

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% 4.1% 1.7%
2011 62.6% 80.5% 42.4%
2001 59.7% 76.4% 40.7%

Workers profile

Lakha has 44% (1648) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 42% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 29% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lakha

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.8% 20.3% 23.4% 56.2%
Male 45.4% 26.6% 18.8% 54.6%
Female 41.9% 13.3% 28.6% 58.1%