Tejpala Village, with population of 1209 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 43rd most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Tejpala village is 36 km2 and it is the 166th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 34 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Tejpala village to Jaisalmer is 65 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Tejpala village is 345022. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 65 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 65 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1209 people, among them 645 (53%) are male and 564 (47%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tejpala village is 18%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 217 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tejpala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,209 838 371 0 219
Male 645 447 198 0 116
Female 564 391 173 0 103

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 39.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 869. Female population growth rate of the village is 42.1% which is 5.4% higher than male population growth rate of 36.7%. General caste population has increased by 52.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.3% and child population has increased by 5.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tejpala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39 52 16 0 5
Male 37 49 15 0 17
Female 42 56 18 0 -6

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 874 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 875, in schedule caste is 874. There are 888 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 213 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tejpala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 42 19 0 -213
2011 874 875 874 0 888
2001 841 833 855 0 1,101

Literacy

Total 519 people in the village are literate, among them 368 are male and 151 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tejpala is 52%. 70% of male and 33% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tejpala

Total Male Female
Change 10 7 16
2011 52 70 33
2001 43 62 17

Workers profile

Tejpala has 38% (463) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 29% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tejpala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38 38 0 62
Male 47 47 0 53
Female 29 28 1 72