Bandheri Village, with population of 656 is Phalodi sub district's the 240th least populous village, located in Phalodi sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Bandheri village is 23 km2 and it is the 81st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 28 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Phalodi and distance from Bandheri village to Phalodi is 30 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bandheri village is 342301. Phalodi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 165 km away.


The village is home to 656 people, among them 360 (55%) are male and 296 (45%) are female. 51% of the whole population are from general caste, 36% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bandheri village is 24%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 106 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -65.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1883. Female population growth rate of the village is -67.2% which is -3.9% lower than male population growth rate of -63.3%. General caste population has decreased by -72.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -50.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -52.4% and child population has decreased by -68.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 822 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 764, in schedule caste is 838 and in schedule tribe is 1051. There are 756 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 99 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 179 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 188 people in the village are literate, among them 138 are male and 50 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bandheri is 38%. 51% of male and 22% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -13%. Male literacy has gone down by -17% and female literacy rate has gone down by -10%.

Workers profile

Bandheri has 47% (310) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 50% female population are working population. 23% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 34% are marginal workers.