Asop Village, with population of about 13 thousand is Bhopalgarh sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Bhopalgarh sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Asop village is 95 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 133 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Asop village to Jodhpur is 85 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Asop village is 342901. Bhopalgarh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 85 km away.


The village is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6514 (52%) are male and 6097 (48%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Asop village is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2261 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.1% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of 11.6%. General caste population has increased by 8.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 255.6% and child population has decreased by -27.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 921 and in schedule tribe is 882. There are 898 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 6462 people in the village are literate, among them 4167 are male and 2295 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Asop is 59%. 74% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Asop has 44% (5606) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 36% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.