Raghwa Village, with population of 1393 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 28th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Raghwa village is 196 km2 and it is the 21st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 7 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Raghwa village to Jaisalmer is 67 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Raghwa village is 345022. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 67 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 67 km away. 5.63 square kilometer (3%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 1393 people, among them 738 (53%) are male and 655 (47%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raghwa village is 21%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 236 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 64.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 849. Female population growth rate of the village is 75.6% which is 20.6% higher than male population growth rate of 55%. General caste population has increased by 58.4% and child population has increased by 67.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 888 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 892, in schedule caste is 850 and in schedule tribe is 571. There are 1000 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 104 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 137 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 512 people in the village are literate, among them 386 are male and 126 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raghwa is 47%. 65% of male and 25% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Workers profile

Raghwa has 63% (882) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 62% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 56% are marginal workers.