Nokh Village, with population of 4790 is Pokaran sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Nokh village is 119 km2 and it is the 13th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 40 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Phalodi and distance from Nokh village to Phalodi is 60 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Nokh village is 342310. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 115 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 225 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4790 people, among them 2507 (52%) are male and 2283 (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nokh village is 18%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 821 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nokh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,790 4,138 617 35 850
Male 2,507 2,166 324 17 438
Female 2,283 1,972 293 18 412

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 30.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3683. Female population growth rate of the village is 34.2% which is 7.7% higher than male population growth rate of 26.5%. General caste population has increased by 28.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.7% and child population has increased by 4.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nokh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30 29 33 0 5
Male 27 26 26 0 -1
Female 34 32 42 0 11

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 911 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 904 and in schedule tribe is 1059. There are 941 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 53 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 100 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nokh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 53 43 102 1,059 100
2011 911 910 904 1,059 941
2001 858 867 802 0 841

Literacy

Total 2152 people in the village are literate, among them 1412 are male and 740 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nokh is 55%. 68% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nokh

Total Male Female
Change 4 2 6
2011 55 68 40
2001 51 66 33

Workers profile

Nokh has 37% (1766) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 24% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nokh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 28 9 63
Male 49 44 5 52
Female 24 10 14 76