Pochheena Village, with population of 816 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 79th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Pochheena village is 146 km2 and it is the 34th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 6 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Pochheena village to Jaisalmer is 127 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Pochheena village is 345034. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 130 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 130 km away.


The village is home to 816 people, among them 494 (61%) are male and 322 (39%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pochheena village is 15%, among them 63% are boys and 37% are girls. There are 174 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 713. Female population growth rate of the village is 30.4% which is 24.4% higher than male population growth rate of 6%. General caste population has increased by 15.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -33.3% and child population has increased by 2.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 652 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 628, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 577 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 122 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 213 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 420 people in the village are literate, among them 316 are male and 104 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pochheena is 61%. 76% of male and 38% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Pochheena has 45% (370) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 38% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 35% are marginal workers.