Pohar Village, with population of 438 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 149th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Pohar village is 43 km2 and it is the 141st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 10 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Pohar village to Jaisalmer is 25 km. Pin code of Pohar village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 25 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 438 people, among them 231 (53%) are male and 207 (47%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste and 22% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pohar village is 20%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 79 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pohar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 438 340 0 98 89
Male 231 182 0 49 40
Female 207 158 0 49 49

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 4.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 419. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.2% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 3.1%. General caste population has increased by 0.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.5% and child population has decreased by -15.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pohar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5 0 0 23 -15
Male 3 1 0 11 -25
Female 6 -1 0 36 -6

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 896 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 868, and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1225 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 244 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pohar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 -15 0 182 244
2011 896 868 0 1,000 1,225
2001 871 883 0 818 981

Literacy

Total 174 people in the village are literate, among them 114 are male and 60 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pohar is 50%. 60% of male and 38% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pohar

Total Male Female
Change 10 1 20
2011 50 60 38
2001 40 59 18

Workers profile

Pohar has 46% (202) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 42% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 37% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pohar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46 24 23 54
Male 50 41 10 50
Female 42 4 37 59