Nehdai Village, with population of 1177 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 46th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Nehdai village is 82 km2 and it is the 75th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 14 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Nehdai village to Jaisalmer is 60 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Nehdai village is 345033. 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.

Demographics

The village is home to 1177 people, among them 641 (54%) are male and 536 (46%) are female. 44% of the whole population are from general caste, 42% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nehdai village is 18%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 205 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nehdai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,177 519 500 158 212
Male 641 292 268 81 120
Female 536 227 232 77 92

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -4.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1232. Female population growth rate of the village is -0.4% which is 7.2% higher than male population growth rate of -7.6%. General caste population has decreased by -20.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 100% and child population has decreased by -14.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nehdai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5 -20 -1 100 -15
Male -8 -25 -1 146 -2
Female -0 -13 0 67 -26

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 836 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 777, in schedule caste is 866 and in schedule tribe is 951. There are 767 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 61 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 249 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nehdai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 61 110 10 -443 -249
2011 836 777 866 951 767
2001 775 667 856 1,394 1,016

Literacy

Total 714 people in the village are literate, among them 443 are male and 271 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nehdai is 74%. 85% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 22%. Male literacy has gone up by 19% and female literacy rate has gone up by 29%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nehdai

Total Male Female
Change 22 19 29
2011 74 85 61
2001 52 66 32

Workers profile

Nehdai has 47% (556) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 46% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nehdai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47 36 11 53
Male 49 39 10 52
Female 46 32 14 54