Megwalon Ki Dhani Village, with population of 538 is Phalodi sub district's the 186th least populous village, located in Phalodi sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Megwalon Ki Dhani village is 6 km2 and it is the 120th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 84 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Phalodi and distance from Megwalon Ki Dhani village to Phalodi is 25 km. Pin code of Megwalon Ki Dhani village is 342301. Phalodi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 150 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 538 people, among them 293 (54%) are male and 245 (46%) are female. 28% of the whole population are from general caste, 72% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Megwalon Ki Dhani village is 21%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 98 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Megwalon Ki Dhani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 538 148 387 3 115
Male 293 77 215 1 59
Female 245 71 172 2 56

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 25.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 428. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.1% which is -10.7% lower than male population growth rate of 30.8%. General caste population has increased by 35.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.3% and child population has increased by 2.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Megwalon Ki Dhani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26 36 21 0 3
Male 31 35 29 0 -3
Female 20 37 13 0 10

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 836 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 922, in schedule caste is 800 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 949 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 75 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 113 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Megwalon Ki Dhani

Total General SC ST Child
Change -75 10 -110 2,000 113
2011 836 922 800 2,000 949
2001 911 912 910 0 836

Literacy

Total 275 people in the village are literate, among them 200 are male and 75 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Megwalon Ki Dhani is 65%. 85% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Megwalon Ki Dhani

Total Male Female
Change 11 14 4
2011 65 86 40
2001 54 71 36

Workers profile

Megwalon Ki Dhani has 48% (256) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 51% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 47% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Megwalon Ki Dhani

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48 44 3 52
Male 45 42 3 55
Female 51 47 3 49