Ridawa Village, with population of 936 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 66th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Ridawa village is 24 km2 and it is the 123rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 38 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Ridawa village to Jaisalmer is 30 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Ridawa village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 30 km away.


The village is home to 936 people, among them 502 (54%) are male and 434 (46%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ridawa village is 20%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 154 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 18% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 793. Female population growth rate of the village is 22.6% which is 8.2% higher than male population growth rate of 14.4%. General caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.9% and child population has decreased by -5.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 865 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 875, in schedule caste is 1061 and in schedule tribe is 574. 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 59 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 495 people in the village are literate, among them 344 are male and 151 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ridawa is 66%. 85% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Ridawa has 38% (360) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 27% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.