Salwa Kalan Village, with population of 5319 is Jodhpur sub district's the 4th most populous village, located in Jodhpur sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Salwa Kalan village is 32 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 168 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Salwa Kalan village to Jodhpur is 40 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Salwa Kalan village is 342027. Jodhpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 40 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 40 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 5319 people, among them 2742 (52%) are male and 2577 (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Salwa Kalan village is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 969 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Salwa Kalan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,319 4,193 1,027 99 821
Male 2,742 2,149 536 57 434
Female 2,577 2,044 491 42 387

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4559. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.8% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 14.8%. General caste population has increased by 13.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.5% and child population has decreased by -9.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Salwa Kalan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 14 27 44 -10
Male 15 13 20 46 -8
Female 19 15 35 40 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 951, in schedule caste is 916 and in schedule tribe is 737. There are 892 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Salwa Kalan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 32 18 100 -32 -40
2011 940 951 916 737 892
2001 908 933 816 769 932

Literacy

Total 2546 people in the village are literate, among them 1740 are male and 806 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Salwa Kalan is 57%. 75% of male and 37% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Salwa Kalan

Total Male Female
Change 11 6 17
2011 57 75 37
2001 46 69 20

Workers profile

Salwa Kalan has 47% (2511) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 48% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 29% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Salwa Kalan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47 27 21 53
Male 47 34 13 53
Female 48 19 29 52