Sonoo Village, with population of 2205 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 12th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Sonoo village is 47 km2 and it is the 132nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 47 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Sonoo village to Jaisalmer is 45 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sonoo village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 45 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 45 km away.


The village is home to 2205 people, among them 1138 (52%) are male and 1067 (48%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sonoo village is 18%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 366 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1798. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.3% which is 6.9% higher than male population growth rate of 19.4%. General caste population has increased by 20.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34.1% and child population has decreased by -9.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 974, in schedule caste is 866 and in schedule tribe is 869. There are 1072 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 51 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 58 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1299 people in the village are literate, among them 817 are male and 482 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sonoo is 72%. 87% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 30%.

Workers profile

Sonoo has 28% (619) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 14% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.