Roopsi Village, with population of 1829 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 17th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Roopsi village is 55 km2 and it is the 116th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 33 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Roopsi village to Jaisalmer is 16 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Roopsi village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 16 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1829 people, among them 957 (52%) are male and 872 (48%) are female. 28% of the whole population are from general caste, 40% are from schedule caste and 32% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Roopsi village is 20%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 315 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Roopsi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,829 513 734 582 372
Male 957 269 377 311 187
Female 872 244 357 271 185

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 27.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1430. Female population growth rate of the village is 27.5% which is -0.8% lower than male population growth rate of 28.3%. General caste population has increased by 2.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 75.8% and child population has increased by 14.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Roopsi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28 3 22 76 14
Male 28 3 22 77 3
Female 28 3 22 75 28

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 911 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 907, in schedule caste is 947 and in schedule tribe is 871. There are 989 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 188 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Roopsi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 2 -1 -10 188
2011 911 907 947 871 989
2001 917 905 948 881 801

Literacy

Total 946 people in the village are literate, among them 615 are male and 331 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Roopsi is 65%. 80% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Roopsi

Total Male Female
Change 7 2 11
2011 65 80 48
2001 58 78 38

Workers profile

Roopsi has 37% (669) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 29% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Roopsi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 20 17 63
Male 43 34 9 57
Female 29 4 25 71