Kheeya Village, with population of 834 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 74th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kheeya village is 44 km2 and it is the 138th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 19 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Kheeya village to Jaisalmer is 60 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kheeya village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 60 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 60 km away.


The village is home to 834 people, among them 430 (52%) are male and 404 (48%) are female. 31% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste and 34% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kheeya village is 21%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 150 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 755. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.1% which is 10.4% higher than male population growth rate of 5.7%. General caste population has increased by 7.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.7% and child population has decreased by -2.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 819, in schedule caste is 973 and in schedule tribe is 1029. There are 956 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 85 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 118 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 406 people in the village are literate, among them 259 are male and 147 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kheeya is 62%. 76% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone down by -5%.

Workers profile

Kheeya has 45% (378) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 44% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 32% are marginal workers.