Chhayan-Ii Village, with population of 3174 is Pokaran sub district's the 10th most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chhayan-Ii village is 80 km2 and it is the 27th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 40 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Chhayan-Ii village to Pokaran is 48 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chhayan-Ii village is 345023. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 48 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 160 km away.


The village is home to 3174 people, among them 1705 (54%) are male and 1469 (46%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 16% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhayan-Ii village is 20%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 550 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 50.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2107. Female population growth rate of the village is 49.6% which is -2% lower than male population growth rate of 51.6%. General caste population has increased by 37.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 64.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 124% and child population has increased by 29.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 862 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 843, in schedule caste is 789 and in schedule tribe is 1028. There are 885 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1392 people in the village are literate, among them 996 are male and 396 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhayan-Ii is 55%. 73% of male and 34% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Workers profile

Chhayan-Ii has 47% (1478) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 43% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 38% are marginal workers.