Kheroowala Village, with population of 628 is Pokaran sub district's the 137th least populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kheroowala village is 48 km2 and it is the 50th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 13 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Kheroowala village to Pokaran is 127 km. Pin code of Kheroowala village is 345028. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 170 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 220 km away. 5.58 square kilometer (12%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 628 people, among them 322 (51%) are male and 306 (49%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kheroowala village is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 113 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 92.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 326. Female population growth rate of the village is 133.6% which is 68.5% higher than male population growth rate of 65.1%. General caste population has increased by 108.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -48.6% and child population has increased by 92.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 950 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 800 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 926 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 278 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 541 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 267 people in the village are literate, among them 180 are male and 87 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kheroowala is 51%. 67% of male and 34% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 23% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Workers profile

Kheroowala has 60% (379) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 60% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 46% are marginal workers.