Shekhar Village, with population of 18 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 18th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Shekhar village is 37 km2 and it is the 169th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 0 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Shekhar village to Jaisalmer is 127 km. Pin code of Shekhar village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 230 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 230 km away.


The village is home to 18 people, among them 6 (33%) are male and 12 (67%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shekhar village is 11%, among them 0% are boys and 100% are girls. There are 5 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 15. Female population growth rate of the village is INF% which is INF% higher than male population growth rate of -60%. General caste population has increased by 20% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 2000 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 2000,. There are 0 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 2000 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 0 people in the village are literate, among them 0 are male and 0 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shekhar is 0%. 0% of male and 0% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -100%. Male literacy has gone down by -100% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Workers profile

Shekhar has 56% (10) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 83% male and 42% female population are working population. 83% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 42% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.