Megwalon Ki Dhani Village, with population of 441 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 147th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Megwalon Ki Dhani village is 16 km2 and it is the 81st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 28 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Megwalon Ki Dhani village to Jaisalmer is 22 km. Pin code of Megwalon Ki Dhani village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 22 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 441 people, among them 234 (53%) are male and 207 (47%) are female. 22% of the whole population are from general caste, 78% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Megwalon Ki Dhani village is 22%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 81 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Megwalon Ki Dhani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 441 99 342 0 98
Male 234 53 181 0 52
Female 207 46 161 0 46

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 72.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 255. Female population growth rate of the village is 73.9% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 72.1%.; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.1% and child population has increased by 78.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Megwalon Ki Dhani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 73 0 34 0 78
Male 72 0 33 0 63
Female 74 0 35 0 100

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 885 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 868, in schedule caste is 890. There are 885 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 166 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Megwalon Ki Dhani

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 868 15 0 166
2011 885 868 890 0 885
2001 875 0 875 0 719

Literacy

Total 182 people in the village are literate, among them 119 are male and 63 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Megwalon Ki Dhani is 53%. 65% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Megwalon Ki Dhani

Total Male Female
Change 4 -1 9
2011 53 65 39
2001 49 66 30

Workers profile

Megwalon Ki Dhani has 40% (178) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 33% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Megwalon Ki Dhani

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40 36 5 60
Male 47 46 1 53
Female 33 25 8 67