Purkhawas Village, with population of 1242 is Luni sub district's the 51st most populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Purkhawas village is 16 km2 and it is the 29th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 79 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Purkhawas village to Jodhpur is 52 km. Pin code of Purkhawas village is 342802. Luni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 87 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 52 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1242 people, among them 624 (50%) are male and 618 (50%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 26% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Purkhawas village is 20%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 187 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Purkhawas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,242 666 252 324 253
Male 624 336 130 158 125
Female 618 330 122 166 128

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 36.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 908. Female population growth rate of the village is 48.6% which is 21.8% higher than male population growth rate of 26.8%. General caste population has increased by 35.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 33.9% and child population has increased by 33.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Purkhawas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36.8% 35.9% 43.2% 33.9% 33.2%
Male 26.8% 29.7% 35.4% 15.3% 28.9%
Female 48.6% 42.9% 52.5% 58.1% 37.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 990 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 982, in schedule caste is 938 and in schedule tribe is 1051. There are 1024 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 144 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 65 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Purkhawas

Total General SC ST Child
Change 144 90 105 285 65
2011 990 982 938 1051 1024
2001 846 892 833 766 959

Literacy

Total 557 people in the village are literate, among them 357 are male and 200 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Purkhawas is 56%. 72% of male and 41% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -13%. Male literacy has gone down by -7% and female literacy rate has gone down by -16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Purkhawas

Total Male Female
Change -12.9% -7.7% -16.2%
2011 56.3% 71.5% 40.8%
2001 69.2% 79.2% 57%

Workers profile

Purkhawas has 53% (657) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 49% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 45% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Purkhawas

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.9% 28.1% 24.8% 47.1%
Male 57.1% 52.4% 4.6% 42.9%
Female 48.7% 3.6% 45.1% 51.3%