Meerwala Village, with population of 1181 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 45th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Meerwala village is 195 km2 and it is the 22nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 6 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Meerwala village to Jaisalmer is 105 km. Pin code of Meerwala village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 105 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 105 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1181 people, among them 670 (57%) are male and 511 (43%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Meerwala village is 23%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 259 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Meerwala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,181 1,181 0 0 270
Male 670 670 0 0 157
Female 511 511 0 0 113

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 40.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 839. Female population growth rate of the village is 38.5% which is -4.1% lower than male population growth rate of 42.6%. General caste population has increased by 41.6% and child population has increased by 74.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Meerwala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 41 42 0 -100 74
Male 43 43 0 -100 78
Female 39 40 0 -100 69

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 763 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 763,. There are 720 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 41 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Meerwala

Total General SC ST Child
Change -22 -19 0 -1,500 -41
2011 763 763 0 0 720
2001 785 782 0 1,500 761

Literacy

Total 231 people in the village are literate, among them 195 are male and 36 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Meerwala is 25%. 38% of male and 9% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 19% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Meerwala

Total Male Female
Change 13 19 6
2011 25 38 9
2001 12 19 3

Workers profile

Meerwala has 47% (551) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 50% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 30% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Meerwala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47 31 16 53
Male 45 39 5 56
Female 50 20 30 51