Baran Village, with population of 620 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 103rd most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Baran village is 89 km2 and it is the 69th biggest 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 Baran village to Jaisalmer is 40 km. Pin code of Baran village is 345034. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 40 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 40 km away.


The village is home to 620 people, among them 323 (52%) are male and 297 (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baran village is 21%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 111 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 23.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 503. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.2% which is -4% lower than male population growth rate of 25.2%. General caste population has increased by 24%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 17.7% and child population has increased by 13.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 906, and in schedule tribe is 1028. There are 1063 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 250 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 212 people in the village are literate, among them 170 are male and 42 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baran is 43%. 66% of male and 18% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Workers profile

Baran has 58% (360) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 55% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 43% are marginal workers.