Akal Village, with population of 742 is Jaisalmer sub district's the 89th most populous village, located in Jaisalmer sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Akal village is 50 km2 and it is the 125th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 15 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Akal village to Jaisalmer is 18 km. Pin code of Akal 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 742 people, among them 390 (53%) are male and 352 (47%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Akal village is 18%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 119 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Akal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 742 742 0 0 135
Male 390 390 0 0 77
Female 352 352 0 0 58

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 611. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.9% which is -8.9% lower than male population growth rate of 25.8%. General caste population has increased by 21.6% and child population has decreased by -19.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Akal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21 22 -100 0 -20
Male 26 26 -100 0 -6
Female 17 17 0 0 -33

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 903 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 903,. There are 753 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 68 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 296 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Akal

Total General SC ST Child
Change -68 -71 0 0 -296
2011 903 903 0 0 753
2001 971 974 0 0 1,049

Literacy

Total 285 people in the village are literate, among them 202 are male and 83 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Akal is 47%. 65% of male and 28% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Akal

Total Male Female
Change -2 -11 8
2011 47 65 28
2001 49 75 21

Workers profile

Akal has 43% (320) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 42% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 41% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Akal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43 18 26 57
Male 44 33 11 56
Female 42 1 41 58