Dhaneli Village, with population of 886 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 70th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Dhaneli village is 64 km2 and it is the 95th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 14 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Dhaneli village to Jaisalmer is 65 km. Pin code of Dhaneli village is 345034. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 65 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 65 km away.


The village is home to 886 people, among them 491 (55%) are male and 395 (45%) are female. 40% of the whole population are from general caste, 60% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhaneli village is 21%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 151 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 39.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 635. Female population growth rate of the village is 45.8% which is 10.9% higher than male population growth rate of 34.9%. General caste population has increased by 34%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.5% and child population has increased by 29.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 804 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 732, in schedule caste is 857. There are 958 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 59 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 322 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 315 people in the village are literate, among them 236 are male and 79 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhaneli is 45%. 60% of male and 26% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Dhaneli has 50% (444) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 50% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 47% are marginal workers.