Matwon Ki Basti Village, with population of 345 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 157th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Matwon Ki Basti village is 25 km2 and it is the 129th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 14 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Matwon Ki Basti village to Jaisalmer is 53 km. Pin code of Matwon Ki Basti village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 53 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 53 km away.


The village is home to 345 people, among them 187 (54%) are male and 158 (46%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Matwon Ki Basti village is 23%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 65 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 54% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 224. Female population growth rate of the village is 56.4% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 52%. General caste population has increased by 54% and child population has increased by 36.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 845 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 845,. There are 733 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 48 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 100 people in the village are literate, among them 67 are male and 33 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Matwon Ki Basti is 37%. 47% of male and 26% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Matwon Ki Basti has 53% (182) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 53% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.