Jiyai Village, with population of 107 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 87th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Jiyai village is 15 km2 and it is the 79th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 7 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Jiyai village to Jaisalmer is 12 km. Pin code of Jiyai village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 12 km away.


The village is home to 107 people, among them 59 (55%) are male and 48 (45%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste and 24% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jiyai village is 11%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 18 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 55.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 69. Female population growth rate of the village is 45.5% which is -18.4% lower than male population growth rate of 63.9%. General caste population has increased by 268.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -44.7% and child population has decreased by -40% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 814 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 723, and in schedule tribe is 1167. There are 714 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 103 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 104 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 63 people in the village are literate, among them 38 are male and 25 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jiyai is 66%. 73% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 46%. Male literacy has gone up by 45% and female literacy rate has gone up by 45%.

Workers profile

Jiyai has 31% (33) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 0% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 31% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.