Kahla Village, with population of 571 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 110th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kahla village is 34 km2 and it is the 156th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 17 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Kahla village to Jaisalmer is 16 km. Pin code of Kahla village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 16 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 571 people, among them 309 (54%) are male and 262 (46%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 63% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kahla village is 19%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 100 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kahla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 571 170 359 42 109
Male 309 98 188 23 58
Female 262 72 171 19 51

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 52.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 375. Female population growth rate of the village is 53.2% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 51.5%. General caste population has increased by 57.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.5% and child population has increased by 6.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kahla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 52 57 35 0 7
Male 52 66 30 0 12
Female 53 47 40 0 2

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 848 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 735, in schedule caste is 910 and in schedule tribe is 826. There are 879 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 decreased by 83 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kahla

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 -96 69 826 -83
2011 848 735 910 826 879
2001 838 831 841 0 962

Literacy

Total 302 people in the village are literate, among them 202 are male and 100 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kahla is 65%. 80% of male and 47% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kahla

Total Male Female
Change -0 -2 3
2011 65 81 47
2001 66 82 45

Workers profile

Kahla has 31% (176) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 16% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kahla

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31 21 10 69
Male 43 37 7 57
Female 16 3 13 84