Kerawa Village, with population of 852 is Pokaran sub district's the 109th most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kerawa village is 20 km2 and it is the 123rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 42 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Kerawa village to Pokaran is 12 km. Pin code of Kerawa village is 345021. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 122 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 852 people, among them 446 (52%) are male and 406 (48%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kerawa village is 27%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 131 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kerawa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 852 834 18 0 232
Male 446 437 9 0 121
Female 406 397 9 0 111

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 34.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 635. Female population growth rate of the village is 34% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 34.3%. General caste population has increased by 33.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 80% and child population has increased by 52.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kerawa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34 33 80 0 53
Male 34 34 80 0 44
Female 34 33 80 0 63

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 910 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 917 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 107 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kerawa

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -3 0 0 107
2011 910 908 1,000 0 917
2001 913 911 1,000 0 810

Literacy

Total 293 people in the village are literate, among them 191 are male and 102 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kerawa is 47%. 59% of male and 35% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 22%. Male literacy has gone up by 19% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kerawa

Total Male Female
Change 22 19 24
2011 47 59 35
2001 26 40 11

Workers profile

Kerawa has 30% (255) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 16% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kerawa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30 23 7 70
Male 43 41 2 57
Female 16 4 12 84