Dav Village, with population of 1353 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 31st most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Dav village is 292 km2 and it is the 14th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 5 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Dav village to Jaisalmer is 90 km. Pin code of Dav village is 345034. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 90 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 90 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1353 people, among them 720 (53%) are male and 633 (47%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dav village is 21%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 261 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dav

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,353 942 290 121 280
Male 720 513 146 61 142
Female 633 429 144 60 138

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 45.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 931. Female population growth rate of the village is 57.1% which is 20.7% higher than male population growth rate of 36.4%. General caste population has increased by 39.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 59.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 68.1% and child population has increased by 26.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dav

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45 39 59 68 27
Male 36 30 59 49 17
Female 57 52 60 94 38

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 879 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 836, in schedule caste is 986 and in schedule tribe is 984. There are 972 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 116 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 146 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dav

Total General SC ST Child
Change 116 122 8 228 146
2011 879 836 986 984 972
2001 763 714 978 756 826

Literacy

Total 443 people in the village are literate, among them 315 are male and 128 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dav is 41%. 54% of male and 26% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -6%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone down by -6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dav

Total Male Female
Change -6 -4 -6
2011 41 55 26
2001 47 58 32

Workers profile

Dav has 37% (498) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 25% female population are working population. 36% 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 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dav

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 24 13 63
Male 47 36 12 53
Female 25 11 14 75