Dhauwa Village, with population of 299 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 141st least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Dhauwa village is 17 km2 and it is the 94th 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 Dhauwa village to Jaisalmer is 10 km. Pin code of Dhauwa 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.


The village is home to 299 people, among them 153 (51%) are male and 146 (49%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhauwa village is 15%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 57 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 104.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 146. Female population growth rate of the village is 105.6% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 104%. General caste population has increased by 104.8% and child population has increased by 73.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 954,. There are 800 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 564 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 183 people in the village are literate, among them 113 are male and 70 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhauwa is 72%. 88% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Workers profile

Dhauwa has 39% (117) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 24% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.