Parasar Village, with population of 814 is Pokaran sub district's the 120th most populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Parasar village is 18 km2 and it is the 140th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 44 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Parasar village to Pokaran is 76 km. Pin code of Parasar village is 345025. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 76 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 156 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 814 people, among them 456 (56%) are male and 358 (44%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Parasar village is 19%, among them 61% are boys and 39% are girls. There are 151 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Parasar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 814 737 0 77 155
Male 456 411 0 45 95
Female 358 326 0 32 60

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 33.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 610. Female population growth rate of the village is 31.6% which is -3.3% lower than male population growth rate of 34.9%. General caste population has increased by 26.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 175% and child population has increased by 27% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Parasar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33 27 0 175 27
Male 35 27 0 221 38
Female 32 26 0 129 13

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 785 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 793, and in schedule tribe is 711. There are 632 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 136 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Parasar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -3 0 -289 -136
2011 785 793 0 711 632
2001 805 796 0 1,000 768

Literacy

Total 382 people in the village are literate, among them 263 are male and 119 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Parasar is 58%. 73% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 25%. Male literacy has gone up by 22% and female literacy rate has gone up by 29%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Parasar

Total Male Female
Change 25 22 29
2011 58 73 40
2001 33 51 11

Workers profile

Parasar has 29% (240) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 14% female population are working population. 6% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 36% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Parasar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30 4 26 71
Male 42 6 36 58
Female 14 1 13 86