Gajja Village, with population of 314 is Phalodi sub district's the 68th least populous village, located in Phalodi sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Gajja village is 6 km2 and it is the 118th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 49 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Phalodi and distance from Gajja village to Phalodi is 9 km. Pin code of Gajja village is 342301. Phalodi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 9 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 133 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 314 people, among them 156 (50%) are male and 158 (50%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 36% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gajja village is 18%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 52 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gajja

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 314 200 114 0 57
Male 156 102 54 0 27
Female 158 98 60 0 30

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 223.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 97. Female population growth rate of the village is 251.1% which is 51.1% higher than male population growth rate of 200%. General caste population has increased by 150%; Schedule caste population has increased by 570.6% and child population has increased by 280% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gajja

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 224 150 571 0 280
Male 200 143 440 0 238
Female 251 158 757 0 329

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1013 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 1111. There are 1111 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 148 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 236 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gajja

Total General SC ST Child
Change 148 56 411 0 236
2011 1,013 961 1,111 0 1,111
2001 865 905 700 0 875

Literacy

Total 141 people in the village are literate, among them 86 are male and 55 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gajja is 55%. 67% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 23%. Male literacy has gone up by 33% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gajja

Total Male Female
Change 23 33 14
2011 55 67 43
2001 32 34 29

Workers profile

Gajja has 37% (117) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 20% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gajja

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 31 7 63
Male 55 52 3 46
Female 20 10 11 80