Chhatrel Village, with population of 1991 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 14th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chhatrel village is 100 km2 and it is the 61st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 20 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Chhatrel village to Jaisalmer is 20 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chhatrel village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 20 km away.


The village is home to 1991 people, among them 1087 (55%) are male and 904 (45%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhatrel village is 20%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 384 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 32.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1499. Female population growth rate of the village is 27.1% which is -10.8% lower than male population growth rate of 37.9%. General caste population has increased by 37.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20% and child population has increased by 17.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 832 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 847, in schedule caste is 786 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 737 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 70 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 251 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 946 people in the village are literate, among them 651 are male and 295 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhatrel is 60%. 76% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Chhatrel has 34% (674) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 16% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.