Jawahar Nagar Village, with population of 231 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 126th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Jawahar Nagar village is 8 km2 and it is the 34th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 27 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Jawahar Nagar village to Jaisalmer is 100 km. Pin code of Jawahar Nagar village is 345033. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 100 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 100 km away.


The village is home to 231 people, among them 129 (56%) are male and 102 (44%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 14% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jawahar Nagar village is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 50 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -84.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1525. Female population growth rate of the village is -83.8% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of -85.6%. General caste population has decreased by -87.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -73.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -81.6% and child population has decreased by -93.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 791 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 776, in schedule caste is 621 and in schedule tribe is 1200. There are 846 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 decreased by 111 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 130 people in the village are literate, among them 81 are male and 49 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jawahar Nagar is 63%. 70% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 29%.

Workers profile

Jawahar Nagar has 54% (125) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 46% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 46% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.