Melawas Village, with population of 525 is Luni sub district's the 54th least populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Melawas village is 7 km2 and it is the 74th smallest 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 Melawas village to Jodhpur is 45 km. Pin code of Melawas village is 342802. Luni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 31 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 45 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 525 people, among them 270 (51%) are male and 255 (49%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Melawas village is 14%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 90 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Melawas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 525 525 0 0 74
Male 270 270 0 0 34
Female 255 255 0 0 40

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 421. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.9% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of 22.7%. General caste population has increased by 24.7% and child population has decreased by -22.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Melawas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.7% 24.7% 0% 0% -22.1%
Male 22.7% 22.7% 0% 0% -35.8%
Female 26.9% 26.9% 0% 0% -4.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 944 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 944,. There are 1176 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 384 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Melawas

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 30 0 0 384
2011 944 944 0 0 1176
2001 914 914 0 0 792

Literacy

Total 293 people in the village are literate, among them 193 are male and 100 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Melawas is 65%. 82% of male and 47% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Melawas

Total Male Female
Change 0.0% -11.6% 11.3%
2011 65% 81.8% 46.5%
2001 65% 93.4% 35.2%

Workers profile

Melawas has 55% (289) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 56% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 55% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Melawas

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55% 53.7% 1.3% 45%
Male 53.7% 53% 0.7% 46.3%
Female 56.5% 54.5% 2% 43.5%