Mehnau Village, with population of 79 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 75th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Mehnau village is 38 km2 and it is the 161st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Mehnau village to Jaisalmer is 127 km. Pin code of Mehnau village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 160 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 160 km away.


The village is home to 79 people, among them 49 (62%) are male and 30 (38%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mehnau village is 11%, among them 67% are boys and 33% are girls. There are 17 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 23.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 64. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.1% which is -21.3% lower than male population growth rate of 32.4%. General caste population has increased by 23.4% and child population has decreased by -25% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 612 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 612,. There are 500 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 118 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1 people in the village are literate, among them 1 are male and 0 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mehnau is 1%. 2% of male and 0% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Workers profile

Mehnau has 63% (50) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 70% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 67% are marginal workers.