Gayatri Nagar Village, with population of 411 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 154th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Gayatri Nagar village is 25 km2 and it is the 124th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 17 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Gayatri Nagar village to Jaisalmer is 85 km. Pin code of Gayatri Nagar village is 345033. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 85 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 85 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 411 people, among them 239 (58%) are male and 172 (42%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gayatri Nagar village is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 91 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gayatri Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 411 325 83 3 55
Male 239 192 45 2 29
Female 172 133 38 1 26

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -80.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2116. Female population growth rate of the village is -81.7% which is -2% lower than male population growth rate of -79.7%. General caste population has decreased by -83.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -29.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by 0% and child population has decreased by -88.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gayatri Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -81 -84 -30 0 -89
Male -80 -83 -26 -33 -89
Female -82 -85 -33 0 -89

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 720 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 693, in schedule caste is 844 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 897 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 81 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gayatri Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -81 -103 -90 500 16
2011 720 693 844 500 897
2001 801 796 934 0 881

Literacy

Total 223 people in the village are literate, among them 157 are male and 66 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gayatri Nagar is 63%. 75% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 35%. Male literacy has gone up by 32% and female literacy rate has gone up by 36%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gayatri Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 35 32 36
2011 63 75 45
2001 28 43 9

Workers profile

Gayatri Nagar has 61% (249) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 58% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 58% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gayatri Nagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 61 61 0 39
Male 62 62 0 38
Female 58 58 0 42