Hafiya Village, with population of 462 is Sheo sub district's the 93rd least populous village, located in Sheo sub district of Barmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Hafiya village is 31 km2 and it is the 55th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 15 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Barmer and distance from Hafiya village to Barmer is 127 km. Pin code of Hafiya village is 344501. Sheo is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 138 km. District head quarter of the village is Barmer which is 138 km away.


The village is home to 462 people, among them 257 (56%) are male and 205 (44%) are female. 60% of the whole population are from general caste, 40% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hafiya village is 19%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 88 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -20.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 583. Female population growth rate of the village is -18% which is 4.8% higher than male population growth rate of -22.8%. General caste population has decreased by -6.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -35.8% and child population has decreased by -32.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 798 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 733, in schedule caste is 906. There are 894 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 86 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 213 people in the village are literate, among them 149 are male and 64 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hafiya is 57%. 71% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone down by -1%.

Workers profile

Hafiya has 35% (160) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 9% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.