Salawas Village, with population of 6592 is Luni sub district's the most populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Salawas village is 30 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 222 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Salawas which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Salawas village to Jodhpur is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Salawas village is 342013. Luni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 25 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6592 people, among them 3399 (52%) are male and 3193 (48%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Salawas village is 17%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1067 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Salawas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,592 5,374 1,193 25 1,127
Male 3,399 2,770 618 11 607
Female 3,193 2,604 575 14 520

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5965. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.7% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of 8.5%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 400% and child population has decreased by -8.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Salawas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.5% 6.1% 33.1% 400% -8.3%
Male 8.5% 4.5% 28.8% 266.7% -6.8%
Female 12.7% 7.9% 38.2% 600% -10%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 939 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, in schedule caste is 930 and in schedule tribe is 1273. There are 857 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Salawas

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 29 63 606 -31
2011 939 940 930 1273 857
2001 904 911 867 667 888

Literacy

Total 3741 people in the village are literate, among them 2298 are male and 1443 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Salawas is 68%. 82% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Salawas

Total Male Female
Change 2.4% -1.6% 7.5%
2011 68.5% 82.3% 54%
2001 66.1% 83.9% 46.5%

Workers profile

Salawas has 30% (1986) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 11% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Salawas

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.1% 24.9% 5.2% 69.9%
Male 48.3% 42.2% 6.1% 51.7%
Female 10.8% 6.5% 4.3% 89.2%