Boha Village, with population of 904 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 68th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Boha village is 69 km2 and it is the 87th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 13 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Boha village to Jaisalmer is 50 km. Pin code of Boha village is 345033. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 50 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 50 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 904 people, among them 461 (51%) are male and 443 (49%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 15% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Boha village is 21%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 139 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Boha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 904 617 155 132 191
Male 461 314 79 68 99
Female 443 303 76 64 92

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 39.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 646. Female population growth rate of the village is 37.6% which is -4.7% lower than male population growth rate of 42.3%. General caste population has increased by 28.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 207% and child population has increased by 35.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Boha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 40 29 25 207 36
Male 42 28 36 240 60
Female 38 30 15 178 17

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 965, in schedule caste is 962 and in schedule tribe is 941. There are 929 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 345 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Boha

Total General SC ST Child
Change -33 18 -176 -209 -345
2011 961 965 962 941 929
2001 994 947 1,138 1,150 1,274

Literacy

Total 325 people in the village are literate, among them 227 are male and 98 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Boha is 46%. 63% of male and 28% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -15%. Male literacy has gone down by -13% and female literacy rate has gone down by -16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Boha

Total Male Female
Change -15 -14 -17
2011 46 63 28
2001 61 76 44

Workers profile

Boha has 45% (407) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 42% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 39% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Boha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45 15 30 55
Male 48 28 21 52
Female 42 3 39 58