Kerla Village, with population of 330 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 150th least populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kerla village is 41 km2 and it is the 149th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 8 persons per km2.

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


The village is home to 330 people, among them 199 (60%) are male and 131 (40%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kerla village is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 64 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 312. Female population growth rate of the village is 26% which is 30.3% higher than male population growth rate of -4.3%. General caste population has decreased by -7.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 44% and child population has decreased by -13.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 658 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 571, in schedule caste is 833. There are 963 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 158 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 577 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 143 people in the village are literate, among them 105 are male and 38 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kerla is 52%. 61% of male and 36% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -13%. Male literacy has gone down by -18% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Workers profile

Kerla has 48% (157) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 41% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.