Chhodiya Village, with population of 641 is Fatehgarh sub district's the 57th least populous village, located in Fatehgarh sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chhodiya village is 53 km2 and it is the 26th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 12 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Chhodiya village to Jaisalmer is 60 km. Pin code of Chhodiya village is 345027. Fatehgarh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 60 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 641 people, among them 359 (56%) are male and 282 (44%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 45% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhodiya village is 23%, among them 59% are boys and 41% are girls. There are 102 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chhodiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 641 351 290 0 148
Male 359 194 165 0 88
Female 282 157 125 0 60

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 91.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 335. Female population growth rate of the village is 93.2% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 89.9%. General caste population has increased by 134%; Schedule caste population has increased by 61.1% and child population has increased by 89.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chhodiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 91 134 61 -100 90
Male 90 118 72 -100 100
Female 93 157 49 -100 77

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 786 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 809, in schedule caste is 758. There are 682 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 91 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chhodiya

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 124 -117 -250 -91
2011 786 809 758 0 682
2001 772 685 875 250 773

Literacy

Total 256 people in the village are literate, among them 201 are male and 55 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhodiya is 52%. 74% of male and 25% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -5%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by -11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chhodiya

Total Male Female
Change -5 0 -11
2011 52 74 25
2001 57 74 36

Workers profile

Chhodiya has 35% (227) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 25% female population are working population. 23% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chhodiya

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35 13 22 65
Male 44 23 21 56
Female 25 1 24 75