Bhurpura Village, with population of 422 is Pokaran sub district's the 92nd least populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Bhurpura village is 7 km2 and it is the 42nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 65 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Bhurpura village to Pokaran is 84 km. Pin code of Bhurpura village is 345025. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 84 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 164 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 422 people, among them 224 (53%) are male and 198 (47%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhurpura village is 23%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 69 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhurpura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 422 322 100 0 95
Male 224 170 54 0 45
Female 198 152 46 0 50

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -79.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2103. Female population growth rate of the village is -79.7% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of -80.1%. General caste population has decreased by -73.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -88.5% and child population has decreased by -80.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhurpura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -80 -74 -89 0 -81
Male -80 -75 -88 0 -82
Female -80 -72 -89 0 -79

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 884 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 894, in schedule caste is 852. There are 1111 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 182 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhurpura

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 94 -121 0 182
2011 884 894 852 0 1,111
2001 868 800 973 0 929

Literacy

Total 256 people in the village are literate, among them 152 are male and 104 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhurpura is 78%. 85% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 47%. Male literacy has gone up by 35% and female literacy rate has gone up by 61%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhurpura

Total Male Female
Change 47 35 62
2011 78 85 70
2001 31 50 9

Workers profile

Bhurpura has 44% (184) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 42% female population are working population. 3% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 42% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 41% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhurpura

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44 2 42 56
Male 45 3 42 55
Female 42 1 41 58