Gelawas Village, with population of 1448 is Luni sub district's the 46th most populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Gelawas village is 7 km2 and it is the 81st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 203 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Gelawas village to Jodhpur is 40 km. Pin code of Gelawas village is 342001. Luni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 40 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1448 people, among them 763 (53%) are male and 685 (47%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 18% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gelawas village is 18%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 262 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gelawas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,448 983 207 258 257
Male 763 517 105 141 140
Female 685 466 102 117 117

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 36.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1064. Female population growth rate of the village is 42.1% which is 11% higher than male population growth rate of 31.1%. General caste population has increased by 30.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 63.3% and child population has increased by 7.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gelawas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36.1% 30.9% 33.5% 63.3% 7.5%
Male 31.1% 25.5% 25% 64% 4.5%
Female 42.1% 37.5% 43.7% 62.5% 11.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 898 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 901, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 830. There are 836 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 70 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gelawas

Total General SC ST Child
Change 70 78 126 -7 52
2011 898 901 971 830 836
2001 828 823 845 837 784

Literacy

Total 846 people in the village are literate, among them 531 are male and 315 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gelawas is 71%. 85% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone down by -3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gelawas

Total Male Female
Change -2.2% -0.7% -2.6%
2011 71% 85.2% 55.5%
2001 73.2% 85.9% 58.1%

Workers profile

Gelawas has 56% (814) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 54% female population are working population. 18% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 40% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 42% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gelawas

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 56.2% 15.6% 40.6% 43.8%
Male 58.2% 18.5% 39.7% 41.8%
Female 54% 12.4% 41.6% 46%