Longewala Village, with population of 188 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 111st least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Longewala village is 296 km2 and it is the 13th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Longewala village to Jaisalmer is 93 km. Pin code of Longewala village is 345022. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 93 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 93 km away.


The village is home to 188 people, among them 97 (52%) are male and 91 (48%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Longewala village is 22%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 44 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -67% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 569. Female population growth rate of the village is -32.1% which is 45.6% higher than male population growth rate of -77.7%. General caste population has decreased by -66.2% and child population has decreased by -24.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 938,. There are 783 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 630 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 95 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 20 people in the village are literate, among them 19 are male and 1 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Longewala is 14%. 26% of male and 1% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -47%. Male literacy has gone down by -51% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Workers profile

Longewala has 52% (97) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 52% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 49% are marginal workers.