Bhanu Nagar Village, with population of 540 is Pokaran sub district's the 117th least populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Bhanu Nagar village is 10 km2 and it is the 96th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 52 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Bhanu Nagar village to Pokaran is 54 km. Pin code of Bhanu Nagar village is 345025. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 54 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 166 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 540 people, among them 285 (53%) are male and 255 (47%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhanu Nagar village is 27%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 81 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhanu Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 540 527 13 0 144
Male 285 281 4 0 76
Female 255 246 9 0 68

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 49.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 361. Female population growth rate of the village is 45.7% which is -7.5% lower than male population growth rate of 53.2%. General caste population has increased by 48.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 85.7% and child population has increased by 58.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhanu Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 50 49 86 0 58
Male 53 54 0 0 73
Female 46 43 200 0 45

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 875, in schedule caste is 2250. There are 895 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 46 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 173 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhanu Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -46 -70 1,500 0 -173
2011 895 875 2,250 0 895
2001 941 945 750 0 1,068

Literacy

Total 217 people in the village are literate, among them 144 are male and 73 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhanu Nagar is 55%. 69% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 26% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhanu Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 13 26 -2
2011 55 69 39
2001 42 43 41

Workers profile

Bhanu Nagar has 51% (276) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 51% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhanu Nagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51 36 15 49
Male 51 39 12 49
Female 51 33 19 49