Peerau Village, with population of 59 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 61st least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Peerau village is 28 km2 and it is the 136th smallest 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 Peerau village to Jaisalmer is 127 km. Pin code of Peerau village is 345022. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 160 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 160 km away.


The village is home to 59 people, among them 28 (47%) are male and 31 (53%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Peerau village is 22%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 13 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 31.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 45. Female population growth rate of the village is 34.8% which is 7.5% higher than male population growth rate of 27.3%. General caste population has increased by 31.1% and child population has increased by 85.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1107 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1107,. There are 1167 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 62 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 166 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1 people in the village are literate, among them 0 are male and 1 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Peerau is 2%. 0% of male and 4% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -22%. Male literacy has gone down by -47% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Workers profile

Peerau has 59% (35) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 55% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 48% are marginal workers.