Bandhara Village, with population of 1971 is Sheo sub district's the 12th most populous village, located in Sheo sub district of Barmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Bandhara village is 88 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 22 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Barmer and distance from Bandhara village to Barmer is 127 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bandhara village is 344501. Sheo is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 100 km. District head quarter of the village is Barmer which is 142 km away. 6.82 square kilometer (8%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1971 people, among them 1126 (57%) are male and 845 (43%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 30% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bandhara village is 19%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 355 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bandhara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,971 1,059 318 594 384
Male 1,126 626 175 325 212
Female 845 433 143 269 172

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 33.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1478. Female population growth rate of the village is 35.6% which is 3.9% higher than male population growth rate of 31.7%. General caste population has increased by 24.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 39.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 49.6% and child population has increased by 16.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bandhara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33.4% 24.2% 39.5% 49.6% 16.4%
Male 31.7% 22.5% 41.1% 47.7% 0%
Female 35.6% 26.6% 37.5% 52% 45.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 750 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 692, in schedule caste is 817 and in schedule tribe is 828. There are 811 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 254 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bandhara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 23 -22 23 254
2011 750 692 817 828 811
2001 729 669 839 805 557

Literacy

Total 740 people in the village are literate, among them 575 are male and 165 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bandhara is 47%. 63% of male and 25% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -16%. Male literacy has gone down by -14% and female literacy rate has gone down by -21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bandhara

Total Male Female
Change -16.8% -14.4% -21.2%
2011 46.6% 62.9% 24.5%
2001 63.4% 77.3% 45.7%

Workers profile

Bandhara has 50% (977) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 51% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 49% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bandhara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.6% 47.2% 2.3% 50.4%
Male 48.1% 46% 2.1% 51.9%
Female 51.5% 48.9% 2.6% 48.5%