Tejwa Village, with population of 154 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 97th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Tejwa village is 25 km2 and it is the 127th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 6 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Tejwa village to Jaisalmer is 24 km. Pin code of Tejwa village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 24 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 24 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 154 people, among them 79 (51%) are male and 75 (49%) are female. 24% of the whole population are from general caste, 76% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tejwa village is 25%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 29 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tejwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 154 37 117 0 39
Male 79 19 60 0 21
Female 75 18 57 0 18

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -1.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 156. Female population growth rate of the village is 0% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of -2.5%. General caste population has increased by 5.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 56% and child population has decreased by 0% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tejwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1 6 56 -100 0
Male -3 0 58 -100 11
Female 0 13 54 -100 -10

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 949 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 947, in schedule caste is 950. There are 857 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 196 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tejwa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 105 -24 -917 -196
2011 949 947 950 0 857
2001 926 842 974 917 1,053

Literacy

Total 77 people in the village are literate, among them 46 are male and 31 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tejwa is 67%. 79% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 22%. Male literacy has gone up by 16% and female literacy rate has gone up by 29%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tejwa

Total Male Female
Change 22 16 29
2011 67 79 54
2001 45 63 26

Workers profile

Tejwa has 42% (65) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 41% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 40% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tejwa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42 18 24 58
Male 43 34 9 57
Female 41 1 40 59