Thaiyat Village, with population of 665 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 97th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Thaiyat village is 22 km2 and it is the 117th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 30 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Thaiyat village to Jaisalmer is 15 km. Pin code of Thaiyat village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 15 km away. 1.58 square kilometer (7%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 665 people, among them 359 (54%) are male and 306 (46%) are female. 48% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 46% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Thaiyat village is 21%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 112 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 46.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 453. Female population growth rate of the village is 44.3% which is -4.7% lower than male population growth rate of 49%. General caste population has increased by 24.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 60.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 77.9% and child population has increased by 35.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 852 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 819, in schedule caste is 1643 and in schedule tribe is 821. There are 732 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 143 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 290 people in the village are literate, among them 206 are male and 84 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Thaiyat is 55%. 74% of male and 34% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -16%. Male literacy has gone down by -9% and female literacy rate has gone down by -23%.

Workers profile

Thaiyat has 44% (293) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 43% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 41% are marginal workers.