Ranau Village, with population of 347 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 159th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Ranau village is 154 km2 and it is the 32nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Ranau village to Jaisalmer is 93 km. Pin code of Ranau 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 347 people, among them 200 (58%) are male and 147 (42%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ranau village is 20%, among them 62% are boys and 38% are girls. There are 59 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -95% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6918. Female population growth rate of the village is -94.9% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of -95%. General caste population has decreased by -93% and child population has decreased by -95% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 735 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 735,. There are 605 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 234 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 134 people in the village are literate, among them 102 are male and 32 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ranau is 48%. 65% of male and 26% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -13%. Male literacy has gone down by -14% and female literacy rate has gone down by -9%.

Workers profile

Ranau has 47% (163) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 49% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 47% are marginal workers.