Basni Silawatan Village, with population of 1961 is Luni sub district's the 33rd most populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Basni Silawatan village is 3 km2 and it is the 19th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 607 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Basni Silawatan village to Jodhpur is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Basni Silawatan village is 342012. Luni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 27 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 15 km away. 0.19 square kilometer (6%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1961 people, among them 1036 (53%) are male and 925 (47%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Basni Silawatan village is 15%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 359 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Basni Silawatan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,961 1,865 96 0 298
Male 1,036 983 53 0 174
Female 925 882 43 0 124

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1612. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.1% which is -2.9% lower than male population growth rate of 23%. General caste population has increased by 23.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -3% and child population has decreased by -14.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Basni Silawatan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.7% 23.3% -3% 0% -14.6%
Male 23% 24.7% -1.9% 0% -5.4%
Female 20.1% 21.7% -4.4% 0% -24.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 893 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 897, in schedule caste is 811. There are 713 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 184 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Basni Silawatan

Total General SC ST Child
Change -21 -23 -22 0 -184
2011 893 897 811 0 713
2001 914 920 833 0 897

Literacy

Total 1086 people in the village are literate, among them 705 are male and 381 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Basni Silawatan is 65%. 82% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Basni Silawatan

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 2.5% 15.0%
2011 65.3% 81.8% 47.6%
2001 56.9% 79.3% 32.6%

Workers profile

Basni Silawatan has 29% (563) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 5% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Basni Silawatan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 28.7% 27.5% 1.2% 71.3%
Male 50.3% 49.9% 0.4% 49.7%
Female 4.5% 2.5% 2.1% 95.5%