Shastrinagar Village, with population of 1392 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 29th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Shastrinagar village is 2 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 744 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Shastrinagar village to Jaisalmer is 107 km. Pin code of Shastrinagar village is 345033. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 107 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 107 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1392 people, among them 758 (54%) are male and 634 (46%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shastrinagar village is 15%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 300 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shastrinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,392 1,255 85 52 204
Male 758 678 49 31 114
Female 634 577 36 21 90

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 3380% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 40. Female population growth rate of the village is 7825% which is 5556.2% higher than male population growth rate of 2268.8%. General caste population has increased by 4227.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 672.7% and child population has increased by 10100% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shastrinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,380 4,228 673 0 10,100
Male 2,269 2,982 390 0 5,600
Female 7,825 8,143 3,500 0 0

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 851, in schedule caste is 735 and in schedule tribe is 677. There are 789 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 586 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 789 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shastrinagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 586 533 635 677 789
2011 836 851 735 677 789
2001 250 318 100 0 0

Literacy

Total 723 people in the village are literate, among them 487 are male and 236 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shastrinagar is 61%. 76% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 23% and female literacy rate has gone up by 30%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shastrinagar

Total Male Female
Change 16 22 31
2011 61 76 43
2001 45 53 13

Workers profile

Shastrinagar has 60% (831) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 60% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 35% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shastrinagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 60 39 21 40
Male 59 51 9 41
Female 60 25 35 40