Loharki Village, with population of 2549 is Pokaran sub district's the 13th most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Loharki village is 62 km2 and it is the 37th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 41 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Loharki village to Pokaran is 36 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Loharki village is 345023. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 36 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 146 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2549 people, among them 1353 (53%) are male and 1196 (47%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Loharki village is 19%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 419 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Loharki

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,549 1,990 500 59 485
Male 1,353 1,059 266 28 271
Female 1,196 931 234 31 214

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 29.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1968. Female population growth rate of the village is 28.9% which is -1.2% lower than male population growth rate of 30.1%. General caste population has increased by 30.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34.1% and child population has increased by 14.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Loharki

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30 31 25 34 15
Male 30 30 32 8 27
Female 29 31 18 72 3

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 884 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 879, in schedule caste is 880 and in schedule tribe is 1107. There are 790 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 182 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Loharki

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 3 -105 415 -182
2011 884 879 880 1,107 790
2001 892 876 985 692 972

Literacy

Total 1329 people in the village are literate, among them 891 are male and 438 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Loharki is 64%. 82% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Loharki

Total Male Female
Change 4 10 -3
2011 64 82 45
2001 61 72 47

Workers profile

Loharki has 39% (1002) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 29% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Loharki

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39 19 20 61
Male 48 29 19 52
Female 29 8 22 71