Khetasar Village, with population of 1701 is Pokaran sub district's the 37th most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Khetasar village is 46 km2 and it is the 53rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 37 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Khetasar village to Pokaran is 40 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Khetasar village is 345026. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 40 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 85 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1701 people, among them 970 (57%) are male and 731 (43%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khetasar village is 16%, among them 61% are boys and 39% are girls. There are 256 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khetasar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,701 1,511 190 0 276
Male 970 872 98 0 168
Female 731 639 92 0 108

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1462. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.3% which is -9.2% lower than male population growth rate of 20.5%. General caste population has increased by 17.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.4% and child population has decreased by -19.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khetasar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16 17 12 -100 -19
Male 21 23 9 -100 -18
Female 11 11 17 -100 -21

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 754 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 733, in schedule caste is 939. There are 643 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 62 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khetasar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -62 -79 61 -250 -29
2011 754 733 939 0 643
2001 816 812 878 250 672

Literacy

Total 822 people in the village are literate, among them 627 are male and 195 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khetasar is 58%. 78% of male and 31% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -9%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone down by -19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khetasar

Total Male Female
Change -9 -3 -19
2011 58 78 31
2001 67 81 50

Workers profile

Khetasar has 59% (1000) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 63% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 36% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khetasar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 59 33 26 41
Male 56 37 19 44
Female 63 27 36 37