Karninagar Village, with population of 362 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 167th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Karninagar village is 19 km2 and it is the 101st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 19 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Karninagar village to Jaisalmer is 70 km. Pin code of Karninagar village is 345033. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 70 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 70 km away.


The village is home to 362 people, among them 185 (51%) are male and 177 (49%) are female. 62% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 24% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karninagar village is 25%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 72 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -95.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8895. Female population growth rate of the village is -95.4% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of -96.3%. General caste population has decreased by -96.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -97.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -72.8% and child population has decreased by -94.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1112, in schedule caste is 633 and in schedule tribe is 813. There are 1116 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 183 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 277 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 113 people in the village are literate, among them 79 are male and 34 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karninagar is 42%. 56% of male and 26% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -8%. Male literacy has gone down by -9% and female literacy rate has gone down by -4%.

Workers profile

Karninagar has 52% (190) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 53% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 47% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.