Dedha Village, with population of 1189 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 44th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Dedha village is 40 km2 and it is the 151st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 29 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Dedha village to Jaisalmer is 28 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dedha village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 28 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 28 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1189 people, among them 627 (53%) are male and 562 (47%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dedha village is 25%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 226 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dedha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,189 882 169 138 293
Male 627 461 94 72 152
Female 562 421 75 66 141

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 44.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 823. Female population growth rate of the village is 45.2% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 43.8%. General caste population has increased by 43.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 45.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 51.6% and child population has increased by 54.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dedha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45 43 46 52 54
Male 44 45 54 29 81
Female 45 42 36 89 33

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 896 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 798 and in schedule tribe is 917. There are 928 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 334 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dedha

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 -18 -104 292 -334
2011 896 913 798 917 928
2001 888 931 902 625 1,262

Literacy

Total 401 people in the village are literate, among them 268 are male and 133 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dedha is 45%. 56% of male and 32% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dedha

Total Male Female
Change 9 4 18
2011 45 56 32
2001 35 53 14

Workers profile

Dedha has 41% (482) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 33% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 31% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dedha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41 24 17 60
Male 48 43 5 53
Female 33 2 31 67