Mahirshi Gotam Nagar Village, with population of 979 is Phalodi sub district's the 173rd most populous village, located in Phalodi sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Mahirshi Gotam Nagar village is 9 km2 and it is the 208th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 112 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Phalodi and distance from Mahirshi Gotam Nagar village to Phalodi is 28 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Mahirshi Gotam Nagar village is 342308. Phalodi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 28 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 156 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 979 people, among them 515 (53%) are male and 464 (47%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 36% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahirshi Gotam Nagar village is 21%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 150 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahirshi Gotam Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 979 576 356 47 207
Male 515 297 190 28 105
Female 464 279 166 19 102

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -61.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2543. Female population growth rate of the village is -61.4% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of -61.6%. General caste population has decreased by -68.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -39.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -56.1% and child population has decreased by -66.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahirshi Gotam Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -62 -69 -40 -56 -67
Male -62 -70 -37 -48 -69
Female -61 -68 -43 -64 -64

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 939, in schedule caste is 874 and in schedule tribe is 679. There are 971 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 149 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahirshi Gotam Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 67 -80 -302 149
2011 901 939 874 679 971
2001 895 872 954 981 822

Literacy

Total 477 people in the village are literate, among them 310 are male and 167 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahirshi Gotam Nagar is 62%. 76% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 22%. Male literacy has gone up by 19% and female literacy rate has gone up by 26%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahirshi Gotam Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 22 18 26
2011 62 76 46
2001 40 57 20

Workers profile

Mahirshi Gotam Nagar has 44% (426) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 42% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahirshi Gotam Nagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44 38 6 57
Male 45 44 1 55
Female 42 30 11 58