Karni Nagar Village, with population of 363 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 168th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Karni Nagar village is 16 km2 and it is the 86th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 22 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Karni Nagar village to Jaisalmer is 80 km. Pin code of Karni Nagar village is 345033. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 80 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 80 km away.


The village is home to 363 people, among them 208 (57%) are male and 155 (43%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karni Nagar village is 16%, among them 63% are boys and 37% 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 -65.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1060. Female population growth rate of the village is -67% which is -2.3% lower than male population growth rate of -64.7%. General caste population has decreased by -67.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 800%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -12.5% and child population has decreased by -75.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 745 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 725, in schedule caste is 800 and in schedule tribe is 1100. There are 595 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 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 206 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 200 people in the village are literate, among them 141 are male and 59 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karni Nagar is 66%. 82% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 22%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 26%.

Workers profile

Karni Nagar has 45% (165) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 45% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 37% are marginal workers.