Galwa Village, with population of 1555 is Raipur sub district's the 17th most populous village, located in Raipur sub district of Bhilwara district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Galwa village is 9 km2 and it is the 17th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 179 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhilwara and distance from Galwa village to Bhilwara is 70 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Galwa village is 311805. Raipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhilwara which is 70 km away. 0.16 square kilometer (2%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 1555 people, among them 781 (50%) are male and 774 (50%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 15% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Galwa village is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 325 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 41.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1100. Female population growth rate of the village is 33.2% which is -17.3% lower than male population growth rate of 50.5%. General caste population has increased by 44.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 39.6% and child population has increased by 28% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 991 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 988, in schedule caste is 972 and in schedule tribe is 1027. There are 954 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 128 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 46 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 702 people in the village are literate, among them 445 are male and 257 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Galwa is 54%. 68% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 30%. Male literacy has gone up by 31% and female literacy rate has gone up by 28%.

Workers profile

Galwa has 57% (890) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 57% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 23% are marginal workers.