Deega Village, with population of 838 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 72nd most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Deega village is 117 km2 and it is the 45th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 7 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Deega village to Jaisalmer is 65 km. Pin code of Deega 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 838 people, among them 463 (55%) are male and 375 (45%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 20% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Deega village is 19%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 145 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Deega

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 838 546 128 164 161
Male 463 300 74 89 85
Female 375 246 54 75 76

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -45% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1525. Female population growth rate of the village is -40.6% which is 7.6% higher than male population growth rate of -48.2%. General caste population has decreased by -53.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -27.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -8.4% and child population has decreased by -56.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Deega

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -45 -53 -27 -8 -56
Male -48 -57 -28 -12 -55
Female -41 -49 -27 -4 -58

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 810 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 820, in schedule caste is 730 and in schedule tribe is 843. There are 894 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 104 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 63 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Deega

Total General SC ST Child
Change 104 127 5 71 -63
2011 810 820 730 843 894
2001 706 693 725 772 957

Literacy

Total 415 people in the village are literate, among them 298 are male and 117 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Deega is 61%. 79% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 21% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Deega

Total Male Female
Change 16 21 14
2011 61 79 39
2001 45 58 25

Workers profile

Deega has 47% (398) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 42% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 27% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Deega

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48 33 15 53
Male 52 47 5 48
Female 42 16 27 58