Garh Taknet Village, with population of 6929 is Sri Madhopur sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Sri Madhopur sub district of Sikar district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Garh Taknet village is 22 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 310 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Sri Madhopur and distance from Garh Taknet village to Sri Madhopur is 27 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Garh Taknet village is 332701. Sri Madhopur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 27 km. District head quarter of the village is Sikar which is 87 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6929 people, among them 3521 (51%) are male and 3408 (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Garh Taknet village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1169 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -5.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7335. Female population growth rate of the village is -4.1% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of -6.9%. General caste population has decreased by -10%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.4% and child population has decreased by -23.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 1007 and in schedule tribe is 1146. There are 938 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 3942 people in the village are literate, among them 2442 are male and 1500 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Garh Taknet is 67%. 82% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Workers profile

Garh Taknet has 44% (3026) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 39% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 23% are marginal workers.