Dhoba Village, with population of 700 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 93rd most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Dhoba village is 70 km2 and it is the 86th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 10 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Dhoba village to Jaisalmer is 46 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dhoba village is 345034. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 46 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 46 km away.


The village is home to 700 people, among them 374 (53%) are male and 326 (47%) are female. 56% of the whole population are from general caste, 44% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhoba village is 21%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 114 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -43% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1228. Female population growth rate of the village is -41.8% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of -44%. General caste population has decreased by -59.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.5% and child population has decreased by -46.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 872 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 801, in schedule caste is 968. There are 859 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 63 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 327 people in the village are literate, among them 215 are male and 112 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhoba is 59%. 73% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 25%. Male literacy has gone up by 24% and female literacy rate has gone up by 28%.

Workers profile

Dhoba has 62% (435) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 58% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 33% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 55% are marginal workers.