Karda Village, with population of 556 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 115th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Karda village is 189 km2 and it is the 25th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Karda village to Jaisalmer is 127 km. Pin code of Karda village is 345034. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 139 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 139 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 556 people, among them 350 (63%) are male and 206 (37%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karda village is 19%, among them 68% are boys and 32% are girls. There are 107 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Karda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 556 542 14 0 105
Male 350 343 7 0 71
Female 206 199 7 0 34

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 498. Female population growth rate of the village is 30.4% which is 27.5% higher than male population growth rate of 2.9%. General caste population has increased by 13.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -30% and child population has decreased by 0% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Karda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12 14 -30 -100 0
Male 3 4 -22 -100 -9
Female 30 35 -36 0 26

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 589 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 580, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 479 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 124 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 133 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Karda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 124 135 -222 0 133
2011 589 580 1,000 0 479
2001 465 445 1,222 0 346

Literacy

Total 255 people in the village are literate, among them 201 are male and 54 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karda is 57%. 72% of male and 31% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Karda

Total Male Female
Change 4 4 10
2011 57 72 31
2001 52 68 21

Workers profile

Karda has 42% (236) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 29% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 28% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Karda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42 25 17 58
Male 50 39 11 50
Female 29 2 28 71