Osian Village, with population of about 13 thousand is Osian sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Osian sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Osian village is 10 km2 and it is the 118th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1203 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Osian which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Osian village to Jodhpur is 65 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Osian village is 342303. Osian is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 65 km away. 4.85 square kilometer (47%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6572 (52%) are male and 5976 (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Osian village is 17%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 2091 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 0.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.3% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 0.3%. General caste population has decreased by -3.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.4% and child population has decreased by -13% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 909 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 905, in schedule caste is 943 and in schedule tribe is 867. There are 787 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 132 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 7380 people in the village are literate, among them 4489 are male and 2891 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Osian is 71%. 83% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Workers profile

Osian has 32% (3977) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 15% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.