Tanot Village, with population of 797 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 82nd most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Tanot village is 741 km2 and it is the 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 Tanot village to Jaisalmer is 110 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Tanot village is 345022. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 110 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 110 km away.


The village is home to 797 people, among them 571 (72%) are male and 226 (28%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tanot village is 14%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 83 households in the village and an average 10 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 62% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 492. Female population growth rate of the village is 130.6% which is 85.7% higher than male population growth rate of 44.9%. General caste population has increased by 46.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 111.9% and child population has increased by 155.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 396 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 336, in schedule caste is 582. There are 833 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 147 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 457 people in the village are literate, among them 410 are male and 47 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tanot is 67%. 80% of male and 27% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -4%. Male literacy has gone down by -5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Workers profile

Tanot has 61% (488) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 75% male and 26% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.