Tekra Village, with population of 2438 is Phalodi sub district's the 35th most populous village, located in Phalodi sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Tekra village is 41 km2 and it is the 26th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 60 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Phalodi and distance from Tekra village to Phalodi is 60 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Tekra village is 342301. Phalodi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 60 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 200 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2438 people, among them 1277 (52%) are male and 1161 (48%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tekra village is 20%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 390 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tekra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,438 1,687 704 47 498
Male 1,277 875 377 25 254
Female 1,161 812 327 22 244

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2150. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.7% which is 9.7% higher than male population growth rate of 9%. General caste population has increased by 6.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 161.1% and child population has increased by 10.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tekra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 6 30 161 11
Male 9 2 24 213 10
Female 19 12 36 120 12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 909 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 928, in schedule caste is 867 and in schedule tribe is 880. There are 961 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 75 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tekra

Total General SC ST Child
Change 75 82 75 -370 17
2011 909 928 867 880 961
2001 834 846 792 1,250 944

Literacy

Total 1111 people in the village are literate, among them 807 are male and 304 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tekra is 57%. 79% of male and 33% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tekra

Total Male Female
Change 17 17 20
2011 57 79 33
2001 41 62 14

Workers profile

Tekra has 35% (858) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 22% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tekra

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35 26 10 65
Male 47 45 3 53
Female 22 5 17 78