Shimala Village, with population of 546 is Phalodi sub district's the 192nd least populous village, located in Phalodi sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Shimala village is 20 km2 and it is the 99th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 27 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Shimala which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Phalodi and distance from Shimala village to Phalodi is 30 km. Pin code of Shimala village is 345023. 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 180 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 546 people, among them 298 (55%) are male and 248 (45%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shimala village is 19%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 107 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shimala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 546 545 1 0 102
Male 298 297 1 0 52
Female 248 248 0 0 50

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 453. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.6% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 19.7%. General caste population has increased by 21.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -80% and child population has increased by 7.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shimala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21 22 -80 0 7
Male 20 21 -67 0 -13
Female 22 23 -100 0 43

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 832 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 835,. There are 962 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 379 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shimala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 14 -667 0 379
2011 832 835 0 0 962
2001 819 821 667 0 583

Literacy

Total 251 people in the village are literate, among them 188 are male and 63 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shimala is 57%. 76% of male and 32% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by -4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shimala

Total Male Female
Change -1 0 -4
2011 57 76 32
2001 57 76 36

Workers profile

Shimala has 51% (277) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 56% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 56% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shimala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51 51 0 49
Male 46 46 0 54
Female 57 56 0 44