Naya Sankra Village, with population of 236 is Pokaran sub district's the 29th least populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Naya Sankra village is 7 km2 and it is the 52nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 32 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Naya Sankra village to Pokaran is 42 km. Pin code of Naya Sankra village is 345026. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 42 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 82 km away.


The village is home to 236 people, among them 117 (50%) are male and 119 (50%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Naya Sankra village is 22%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 48 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -83.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1462. Female population growth rate of the village is -81.9% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of -85.5%. General caste population has decreased by -85.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -69.8% and child population has decreased by -84.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1017 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1011, in schedule caste is 1040. There are 893 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 201 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 221 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 144 people in the village are literate, among them 84 are male and 60 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Naya Sankra is 79%. 94% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Workers profile

Naya Sankra has 50% (118) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 52% female population are working population. 19% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 29% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 49% are marginal workers.