Sultana Village, with population of 1727 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 19th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Sultana village is 280 km2 and it is the 16th 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 Sultana village to Jaisalmer is 65 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sultana village is 345033. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 65 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 65 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1727 people, among them 899 (52%) are male and 828 (48%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sultana village is 21%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 317 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sultana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,727 1,389 247 91 365
Male 899 720 125 54 188
Female 828 669 122 37 177

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -33.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2594. Female population growth rate of the village is -23.4% which is 17.2% higher than male population growth rate of -40.6%. General caste population has decreased by -38.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -4.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.7% and child population has decreased by -26.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sultana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -33 -39 -5 17 -26
Male -41 -46 -11 29 -23
Female -23 -28 3 3 -30

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 929, in schedule caste is 976 and in schedule tribe is 685. There are 941 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 207 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 92 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sultana

Total General SC ST Child
Change 207 232 139 -172 -92
2011 921 929 976 685 941
2001 714 697 837 857 1,033

Literacy

Total 684 people in the village are literate, among them 490 are male and 194 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sultana is 50%. 69% of male and 30% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -3%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sultana

Total Male Female
Change -3 -3 5
2011 50 69 30
2001 53 72 25

Workers profile

Sultana has 50% (869) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 45% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 31% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sultana

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 50 30 20 50
Male 55 46 10 45
Female 45 14 31 55