Shaktinagar Village, with population of 766 is Pokaran sub district's the 131st most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Shaktinagar village is 3 km2 and it is the 5th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 270 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Shaktinagar village to Pokaran is 127 km. Pin code of Shaktinagar village is 345028. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 160 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 180 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 766 people, among them 394 (51%) are male and 372 (49%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shaktinagar village is 20%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 120 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shaktinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 766 701 57 8 155
Male 394 363 29 2 86
Female 372 338 28 6 69

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -71.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2672. Female population growth rate of the village is -70.1% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of -72.4%. General caste population has decreased by -66%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -89.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -87.9% and child population has decreased by -76.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shaktinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -71 -66 -90 -88 -77
Male -72 -67 -90 -95 -75
Female -70 -65 -89 -79 -78

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 944 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 931, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 3000. There are 802 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 74 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 103 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shaktinagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 74 64 74 2,216 -103
2011 944 931 966 3,000 802
2001 870 867 892 784 905

Literacy

Total 303 people in the village are literate, among them 211 are male and 92 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shaktinagar is 50%. 69% of male and 30% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shaktinagar

Total Male Female
Change 14 12 20
2011 50 69 30
2001 35 57 11

Workers profile

Shaktinagar has 50% (380) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 55% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 53% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shaktinagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 50 23 27 50
Male 45 43 2 55
Female 55 2 53 45