Kathora Village, with population of 392 is Fatehgarh sub district's the 34th least populous village, located in Fatehgarh sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kathora village is 19 km2 and it is the 35th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 21 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Kathora village to Jaisalmer is 60 km. Pin code of Kathora village is 345027. Fatehgarh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 60 km away. 0.28 square kilometer (2%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 392 people, among them 219 (56%) are male and 173 (44%) are female. 45% of the whole population are from general caste, 55% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kathora village is 19%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 79 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kathora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 392 176 216 0 76
Male 219 99 120 0 38
Female 173 77 96 0 38

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 309. Female population growth rate of the village is 22.7% which is -7.7% lower than male population growth rate of 30.4%. General caste population has increased by 27.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.3% and child population has increased by 8.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kathora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27 28 26 0 9
Male 30 34 28 0 -12
Female 23 20 25 0 41

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 790 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 778, in schedule caste is 800. There are 1000 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 49 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 372 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kathora

Total General SC ST Child
Change -49 -87 -19 0 372
2011 790 778 800 0 1,000
2001 839 865 819 0 628

Literacy

Total 192 people in the village are literate, among them 142 are male and 50 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kathora is 61%. 78% of male and 37% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 30%. Male literacy has gone up by 40% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kathora

Total Male Female
Change 29 41 12
2011 61 79 37
2001 31 38 25

Workers profile

Kathora has 53% (207) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 56% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 55% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kathora

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 53 28 25 47
Male 50 49 1 50
Female 56 1 56 44