Kanasar Village, with population of 2824 is Sheo sub district's the 6th most populous village, located in Sheo sub district of Barmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Kanasar village is 41 km2 and it is the 29th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 69 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Barmer and distance from Kanasar village to Barmer is 95 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kanasar village is 344701. Sheo is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 43 km. District head quarter of the village is Barmer which is 95 km away. 3.99 square kilometer (10%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2824 people, among them 1457 (52%) are male and 1367 (48%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanasar village is 22%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 473 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanasar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,824 2,368 332 124 625
Male 1,457 1,218 176 63 309
Female 1,367 1,150 156 61 316

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 45.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1945. Female population growth rate of the village is 52.1% which is 12.8% higher than male population growth rate of 39.3%. General caste population has increased by 45.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 39.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 59% and child population has increased by 31.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kanasar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45 45 40 59 32
Male 39 39 34 66 25
Female 52 53 46 53 39

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 886 and in schedule tribe is 968. There are 1023 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 79 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 108 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanasar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 79 87 69 -85 108
2011 938 944 886 968 1,023
2001 859 857 817 1,053 915

Literacy

Total 885 people in the village are literate, among them 645 are male and 240 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanasar is 40%. 56% of male and 23% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -22%. Male literacy has gone down by -16% and female literacy rate has gone down by -27%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanasar

Total Male Female
Change -22 -16 -27
2011 40 56 23
2001 62 72 50

Workers profile

Kanasar has 48% (1345) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 48% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 30% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanasar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48 28 19 52
Male 47 38 9 53
Female 48 18 30 52