Kalijal Village, with population of 2315 is Luni sub district's the 27th most populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kalijal village is 17 km2 and it is the 23rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 135 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Kalijal village to Jodhpur is 45 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kalijal village is 342802. 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 45 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2315 people, among them 1206 (52%) are male and 1109 (48%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalijal village is 18%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 387 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalijal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,315 1,771 265 279 411
Male 1,206 919 138 149 221
Female 1,109 852 127 130 190

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 27.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1817. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.9% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 25.2%. General caste population has increased by 25.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 68.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 11.2% and child population has increased by 22% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kalijal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27.4% 25.7% 68.8% 11.2% 22%
Male 25.2% 24.4% 55.1% 10.4% 15.7%
Female 29.9% 27.2% 86.8% 12.1% 30.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 927, in schedule caste is 920 and in schedule tribe is 872. There are 860 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 96 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalijal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 20 156 13 96
2011 920 927 920 872 860
2001 887 907 764 859 764

Literacy

Total 1091 people in the village are literate, among them 726 are male and 365 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalijal is 57%. 74% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalijal

Total Male Female
Change 8.2% 1.9% 15.4%
2011 57.3% 73.7% 39.7%
2001 49.1% 71.8% 24.3%

Workers profile

Kalijal has 53% (1222) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 52% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 38% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalijal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.8% 43.5% 9.2% 47.2%
Male 53.3% 48.7% 4.6% 46.7%
Female 52.2% 38% 14.2% 47.8%