Dhandhiya Village, with population of 547 is Luni sub district's the 55th least populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Dhandhiya village is 5 km2 and it is the 49th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 113 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Dhandhiya village to Jodhpur is 41 km. Pin code of Dhandhiya village is 342802. Luni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 3 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 41 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 547 people, among them 290 (53%) are male and 257 (47%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhandhiya village is 14%, among them 59% are boys and 41% are girls. There are 109 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhandhiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 547 406 140 1 75
Male 290 212 77 1 44
Female 257 194 63 0 31

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -45.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1006. Female population growth rate of the village is -49.8% which is -8.5% lower than male population growth rate of -41.3%. General caste population has decreased by -53.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.1% and child population has decreased by -64.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhandhiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -46 -54 11 0 -64
Male -41 -50 12 0 -54
Female -50 -57 11 0 -73

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 886 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 915, in schedule caste is 818. There are 705 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 150 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 495 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhandhiya

Total General SC ST Child
Change -150 -156 -8 0 -495
2011 886 915 818 0 705
2001 1,036 1,071 826 0 1,200

Literacy

Total 336 people in the village are literate, among them 211 are male and 125 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhandhiya is 71%. 86% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhandhiya

Total Male Female
Change 15 8 21
2011 71 86 55
2001 56 78 34

Workers profile

Dhandhiya has 53% (289) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 53% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 36% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhandhiya

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 53 34 19 47
Male 53 48 5 47
Female 53 17 36 47