Vijay Nagar Village, with population of 355 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 164th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Vijay Nagar village is 14 km2 and it is the 67th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 25 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Vijay Nagar village to Jaisalmer is 16 km. Pin code of Vijay Nagar village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 16 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 355 people, among them 200 (56%) are male and 155 (44%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vijay Nagar village is 21%, among them 64% are boys and 36% are girls. There are 72 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vijay Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 355 310 0 45 74
Male 200 173 0 27 47
Female 155 137 0 18 27

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -40% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 592. Female population growth rate of the village is -39.9% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of -40.1%. General caste population has decreased by -37.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -27.4% and child population has decreased by -50.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Vijay Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -40 -38 -100 -27 -51
Male -40 -38 -100 -25 -47
Female -40 -37 -100 -31 -57

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 775 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 792, and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 574 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 131 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Vijay Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 3 13 -778 -55 -131
2011 775 792 0 667 574
2001 772 779 778 722 705

Literacy

Total 132 people in the village are literate, among them 91 are male and 41 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vijay Nagar is 47%. 59% of male and 32% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Vijay Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 5 3 8
2011 47 60 32
2001 42 56 24

Workers profile

Vijay Nagar has 38% (135) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 24% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vijay Nagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38 30 8 62
Male 49 47 3 51
Female 24 8 16 76