Asotara Village, with population of 7687 is Pachpadra sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Pachpadra sub district of Barmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Asotara village is 55 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 140 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Balotra and distance from Asotara village to Balotra is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Asotara village is 344022. Pachpadra is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Barmer which is 122 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 7687 people, among them 4002 (52%) are male and 3685 (48%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 15% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Asotara village is 20%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1294 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Asotara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,687 5,400 1,134 1,153 1,510
Male 4,002 2,800 602 600 789
Female 3,685 2,600 532 553 721

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6715. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.5% which is -1.9% lower than male population growth rate of 15.4%. General caste population has increased by 7.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 42.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29.6% and child population has decreased by -1.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Asotara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.5% 7.4% 42.3% 29.6% -1.9%
Male 15.4% 8.2% 47.2% 27.1% -2.5%
Female 13.5% 6.6% 37.1% 32.3% -1.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 929, in schedule caste is 884 and in schedule tribe is 922. There are 914 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Asotara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 -14 -65 36 12
2011 921 929 884 922 914
2001 936 943 949 886 902

Literacy

Total 3667 people in the village are literate, among them 2407 are male and 1260 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Asotara is 59%. 75% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -8%. Male literacy has gone down by -5% and female literacy rate has gone down by -10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Asotara

Total Male Female
Change -7.8% -5.4% -10.7%
2011 59.4% 74.9% 42.5%
2001 67.2% 80.3% 53.2%

Workers profile

Asotara has 45% (3427) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 40% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 29% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Asotara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.6% 26% 18.6% 55.4%
Male 49% 40.5% 8.5% 51%
Female 39.8% 10.3% 29.5% 60.2%