Jethwai Village, with population of 1266 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 37th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Jethwai village is 40 km2 and it is the 152nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 31 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Jethwai village to Jaisalmer is 10 km. Pin code of Jethwai village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 10 km away. 16.67 square kilometer (41%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 1266 people, among them 667 (53%) are male and 599 (47%) are female. 14% of the whole population are from general caste and 86% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jethwai village is 25%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 229 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 29.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 977. Female population growth rate of the village is 33.4% which is 7.1% higher than male population growth rate of 26.3%. General caste population has decreased by -12.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 40.9% and child population has increased by 31.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 898 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, and in schedule tribe is 890. There are 926 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 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 126 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 427 people in the village are literate, among them 325 are male and 102 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jethwai is 45%. 64% of male and 23% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -3%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone down by -3%.

Workers profile

Jethwai has 41% (518) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 33% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.