Bahla Village, with population of 759 is Sheo sub district's the 116th most populous village, located in Sheo sub district of Barmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Bahla village is 71 km2 and it is the 10th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 11 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Barmer and distance from Bahla village to Barmer is 120 km. Pin code of Bahla village is 344011. 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 120 km away. 3.21 square kilometer (4%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 759 people, among them 410 (54%) are male and 349 (46%) are female. 18% of the whole population are from general caste and 82% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bahla village is 21%, among them 53% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 133 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bahla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 759 138 0 621 160
Male 410 76 0 334 84
Female 349 62 0 287 76

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 700. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.1% which is -2.5% lower than male population growth rate of 9.6%. General caste population has decreased by -28.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.5% and child population has decreased by -4.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bahla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.4% -28.5% 0% 22.5% -4.8%
Male 9.6% -22.4% 0% 21% -5.6%
Female 7.1% -34.7% 0% 24.2% -3.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 851 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 816, and in schedule tribe is 859. 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 decreased by 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bahla

Total General SC ST Child
Change -21 -153 0 22 17
2011 851 816 0 859 905
2001 872 969 0 837 888

Literacy

Total 338 people in the village are literate, among them 239 are male and 99 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bahla is 56%. 73% of male and 36% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bahla

Total Male Female
Change 8.5% 8.0% 8.4%
2011 56.4% 73.3% 36.3%
2001 47.9% 65.3% 27.9%

Workers profile

Bahla has 30% (230) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 12% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bahla

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.3% 26.5% 3.8% 69.7%
Male 45.9% 42.2% 3.7% 54.1%
Female 12% 8% 4% 88%