Kerla Village, with population of 795 is Luni sub district's the 82nd most populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kerla village is 9 km2 and it is the 64th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 85 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Kerla village to Jodhpur is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kerla village is 342012. Luni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 33 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 22 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 795 people, among them 398 (50%) are male and 397 (50%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kerla village is 18%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 118 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kerla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 795 706 0 89 140
Male 398 349 0 49 75
Female 397 357 0 40 65

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -83.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4820. Female population growth rate of the village is -83.2% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of -83.8%. General caste population has decreased by -79.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -80.7% and child population has decreased by -86.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kerla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -83.5% -79.7% -100% -80.7% -86.1%
Male -83.8% -80.3% -100% -78% -85.4%
Female -83.2% -79.1% -100% -83.1% -86.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1023, and in schedule tribe is 816. There are 867 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 86 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kerla

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 55 -874 -247 -86
2011 997 1023 0 816 867
2001 959 968 874 1063 953

Literacy

Total 428 people in the village are literate, among them 253 are male and 175 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kerla is 65%. 78% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kerla

Total Male Female
Change 17.0% 12.6% 22.6%
2011 65.3% 78.3% 52.7%
2001 48.3% 65.7% 30.1%

Workers profile

Kerla has 47% (374) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 45% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 45% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kerla

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47% 47% 0% 53%
Male 49.2% 49.2% 0% 50.8%
Female 44.8% 44.8% 0% 55.2%