Polji Ki Dehri Village, with population of 399 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 160th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Polji Ki Dehri village is 11 km2 and it is the 46th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 36 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Polji Ki Dehri village to Jaisalmer is 18 km. Pin code of Polji Ki Dehri village is 345001. Jaisalmer is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 18 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 399 people, among them 197 (49%) are male and 202 (51%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Polji Ki Dehri village is 21%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 77 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Polji Ki Dehri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 399 392 0 7 84
Male 197 194 0 3 41
Female 202 198 0 4 43

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 65.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 241. Female population growth rate of the village is 66.9% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 64.2%. General caste population has increased by 69%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -22.2% and child population has increased by 90.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Polji Ki Dehri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 66 69 0 -22 91
Male 64 66 0 0 86
Female 67 72 0 -33 96

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1025 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1021, and in schedule tribe is 1333. There are 1049 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Polji Ki Dehri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 38 0 -667 49
2011 1,025 1,021 0 1,333 1,049
2001 1,008 983 0 2,000 1,000

Literacy

Total 203 people in the village are literate, among them 116 are male and 87 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Polji Ki Dehri is 64%. 74% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 34%. Male literacy has gone up by 28% and female literacy rate has gone up by 41%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Polji Ki Dehri

Total Male Female
Change 35 29 41
2011 64 74 55
2001 30 46 14

Workers profile

Polji Ki Dehri has 41% (163) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 26% female population are working population. 12% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 45% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Polji Ki Dehri

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41 7 34 59
Male 56 12 45 44
Female 26 2 24 74