Dhigana Village, with population of 787 is Luni sub district's the 86th least populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Dhigana village is 9 km2 and it is the 74th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 92 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Dhigana village to Jodhpur is 23 km. Pin code of Dhigana village is 342802. Luni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 24 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 23 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 787 people, among them 403 (51%) are male and 384 (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhigana village is 16%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 148 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhigana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 787 657 130 0 128
Male 403 340 63 0 74
Female 384 317 67 0 54

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 33.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 590. Female population growth rate of the village is 32% which is -2.8% lower than male population growth rate of 34.8%. General caste population has increased by 30.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 52.9% and child population has decreased by -9.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhigana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33.4% 30.1% 52.9% 0% -9.9%
Male 34.8% 33.3% 43.2% 0% 13.8%
Female 32% 26.8% 63.4% 0% -29.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 953 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 932, in schedule caste is 1063. There are 730 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 455 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhigana

Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -48 131 0 -455
2011 953 932 1063 0 730
2001 973 980 932 0 1185

Literacy

Total 357 people in the village are literate, among them 248 are male and 109 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhigana is 54%. 75% of male and 33% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhigana

Total Male Female
Change 1.7% 1.5% 4.0%
2011 54.2% 75.4% 33%
2001 52.5% 73.9% 29%

Workers profile

Dhigana has 57% (447) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 61% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 57% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhigana

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 56.8% 19.9% 36.8% 43.2%
Male 52.9% 35.2% 17.6% 47.1%
Female 60.9% 3.9% 57% 39.1%