Kumhar Kotha Village, with population of 407 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 157th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kumhar Kotha village is 19 km2 and it is the 102nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 21 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Kumhar Kotha village to Jaisalmer is 39 km. Pin code of Kumhar Kotha village is 345034. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 39 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 39 km away.


The village is home to 407 people, among them 208 (51%) are male and 199 (49%) are female. 41% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 38% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kumhar Kotha village is 23%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 60 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 42.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 286. Female population growth rate of the village is 45.3% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of 39.6%. General caste population has increased by 40%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 44.3% and child population has increased by 50.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 1048 and in schedule tribe is 866. There are 1190 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 180 people in the village are literate, among them 122 are male and 58 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kumhar Kotha is 57%. 73% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Workers profile

Kumhar Kotha has 58% (238) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 55% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 42% are marginal workers.