Damodara Village, with population of 814 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 80th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Damodara village is 46 km2 and it is the 134th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 18 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Damodara village to Jaisalmer is 20 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Damodara 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 814 people, among them 420 (52%) are male and 394 (48%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 32% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Damodara village is 26%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 140 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 57.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 516. Female population growth rate of the village is 58.2% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 57.3%. General caste population has increased by 60.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 58.9% and child population has increased by 66.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1012, in schedule caste is 1111 and in schedule tribe is 786. There are 825 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 98 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 310 people in the village are literate, among them 200 are male and 110 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Damodara is 51%. 65% of male and 37% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Damodara has 43% (349) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 39% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.