Lakha Village, with population of 448 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 144th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Lakha village is 54 km2 and it is the 117th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 8 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Lakha village to Jaisalmer is 45 km. Pin code of Lakha village is 345033. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 45 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 45 km away. 0.15 square kilometer (0%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 448 people, among them 247 (55%) are male and 201 (45%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lakha village is 21%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 86 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lakha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 448 410 36 2 95
Male 247 227 18 2 48
Female 201 183 18 0 47

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 355. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.4% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of 26%. General caste population has increased by 25.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.1% and child population has increased by 18.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lakha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26 26 24 0 19
Male 26 25 29 0 -6
Female 26 27 20 0 62

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 814 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 806, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 979 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 410 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lakha

Total General SC ST Child
Change 3 15 -71 0 410
2011 814 806 1,000 0 979
2001 811 791 1,071 0 569

Literacy

Total 204 people in the village are literate, among them 148 are male and 56 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lakha is 58%. 74% of male and 36% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone down by -9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lakha

Total Male Female
Change 1 7 -8
2011 58 74 36
2001 57 68 45

Workers profile

Lakha has 38% (169) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 36% male and 39% female population are working population. 22% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 38% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lakha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38 13 25 62
Male 36 22 14 64
Female 39 2 38 61