Mandhau Village, with population of 1010 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 61st most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Mandhau village is 109 km2 and it is the 50th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 9 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Mandhau village to Jaisalmer is 40 km. Pin code of Mandhau village is 345033. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 40 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 40 km away. 2.94 square kilometer (3%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1010 people, among them 548 (54%) are male and 462 (46%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mandhau village is 18%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 208 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mandhau

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,010 942 27 41 183
Male 548 515 11 22 93
Female 462 427 16 19 90

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -52.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2116. Female population growth rate of the village is -50.9% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of -53.4%. General caste population has decreased by -52.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -77.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1266.7% and child population has decreased by -62.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mandhau

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -52 -53 -77 1,267 -63
Male -53 -54 -82 633 -64
Female -51 -52 -72 0 -61

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 843 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 829, in schedule caste is 1455 and in schedule tribe is 864. There are 968 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 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 87 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mandhau

Total General SC ST Child
Change 42 33 521 864 87
2011 843 829 1,455 864 968
2001 801 796 934 0 881

Literacy

Total 175 people in the village are literate, among them 132 are male and 43 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mandhau is 21%. 29% of male and 12% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -7%. Male literacy has gone down by -14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mandhau

Total Male Female
Change -7 -14 3
2011 21 29 12
2001 28 43 9

Workers profile

Mandhau has 53% (531) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 51% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 45% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mandhau

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 53 25 28 47
Male 54 40 14 46
Female 51 6 46 49