Sorhakor Village, with population of 1521 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 24th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Sorhakor village is 82 km2 and it is the 74th 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 Sorhakor village to Jaisalmer is 55 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sorhakor village is 345031. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 55 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 55 km away. 3.27 square kilometer (4%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 1521 people, among them 850 (56%) are male and 671 (44%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sorhakor village is 19%, among them 62% are boys and 38% are girls. There are 236 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 35.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1125. Female population growth rate of the village is 36.7% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 34.1%. General caste population has increased by 34.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.5% and child population has increased by 31.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 789 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 780, in schedule caste is 829 and in schedule tribe is 250. There are 614 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 100 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 713 people in the village are literate, among them 523 are male and 190 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sorhakor is 58%. 78% of male and 34% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Sorhakor has 37% (566) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 28% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 27% are marginal workers.