Siwana Village, with population of about 24 thousand is Siwana sub district's the most populous village, located in Siwana sub district of Barmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Siwana village is 36 km2 and it is the 7th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 674 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Balotra and distance from Siwana village to Balotra is 35 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Siwana village is 344044. Siwana is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Barmer which is 150 km away. 2.41 square kilometer (7%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (53%) are male and about 12 thousand (47%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Siwana village is 16%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 4315 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Siwana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,387 17,121 4,753 2,513 3,803
Male 12,845 9,015 2,496 1,334 2,075
Female 11,542 8,106 2,257 1,179 1,728

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.4% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 15.2%. General caste population has increased by 6.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 55.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.3% and child population has decreased by -3.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Siwana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.3% 6.6% 55.4% 23.3% -3.7%
Male 15.2% 7.1% 51.5% 22.2% 1.2%
Female 15.4% 6% 60.1% 24.6% -9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 899 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 899, in schedule caste is 904 and in schedule tribe is 884. There are 833 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 93 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Siwana

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2 -10 48 18 -93
2011 899 899 904 884 833
2001 897 909 856 866 926

Literacy

Total about 13 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 8322 are male and 4776 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Siwana is 64%. 77% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -3%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Siwana

Total Male Female
Change -3.5% -3.7% -2.8%
2011 63.6% 77.3% 48.7%
2001 67.1% 81% 51.5%

Workers profile

Siwana has 33% (8116) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 16% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Siwana

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.3% 25.8% 7.5% 66.7%
Male 49.2% 44.6% 4.6% 50.8%
Female 15.5% 4.9% 10.6% 84.5%