Keroo Village, with population of 9523 is Jodhpur sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Jodhpur sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Keroo village is 56 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 170 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Keroo village to Jodhpur is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Keroo village is 342024. Jodhpur 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 25 km away. 2.02 square kilometer (4%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 9523 people, among them 4942 (52%) are male and 4581 (48%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Keroo village is 18%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1575 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Keroo

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,523 6,662 2,677 184 1,735
Male 4,942 3,471 1,375 96 942
Female 4,581 3,191 1,302 88 793

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8158. Female population growth rate of the village is 18% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 15.6%. General caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 57.3% and child population has decreased by -2.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Keroo

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 20 7 57 -2
Male 16 20 4 55 4
Female 18 21 10 60 -9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 927 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 947 and in schedule tribe is 917. There are 842 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 124 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Keroo

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 5 51 30 -124
2011 927 919 947 917 842
2001 908 914 896 887 966

Literacy

Total 4642 people in the village are literate, among them 2940 are male and 1702 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Keroo is 60%. 74% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Keroo

Total Male Female
Change 11 10 14
2011 60 74 45
2001 48 64 31

Workers profile

Keroo has 31% (2969) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 15% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Keroo

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31 27 5 69
Male 46 43 4 54
Female 15 9 6 85