Sultana Village, with population of about 16 thousand is Chirawa sub district's the most populous village, located in Chirawa sub district of Jhunjhunun district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Sultana village is 18 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 923 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Chirawa and distance from Sultana village to Chirawa is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sultana village is 333028. Chirawa is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Jhunjhunun which is 30 km away.
The village is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8318 (51%) are male and 8059 (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sultana village is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2886 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 13.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.5% which is 5.8% higher than male population growth rate of 10.7%. General caste population has increased by 13.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -22.3% and child population has decreased by -15.6% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 969 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 965, in schedule caste is 1003 and in schedule tribe is 1061. There are 925 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 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 98 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total about 10 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 6201 are male and 4247 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sultana is 75%. 87% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.
Sultana has 31% (5063) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 18% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.