Purkhawas Population - Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Purkhawas is a medium size village located in Luni Tehsil of Jodhpur district, Rajasthan with total 187 families residing. The Purkhawas village has population of 1242 of which 624 are males while 618 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Purkhawas village population of children with age 0-6 is 253 which makes up 20.37 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Purkhawas village is 990 which is higher than Rajasthan state average of 928. Child Sex Ratio for the Purkhawas as per census is 1024, higher than Rajasthan average of 888.

Purkhawas village has lower literacy rate compared to Rajasthan. In 2011, literacy rate of Purkhawas village was 56.32 % compared to 66.11 % of Rajasthan. In Purkhawas Male literacy stands at 71.54 % while female literacy rate was 40.82 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Purkhawas village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Purkhawas village.

Purkhawas Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 187 - -
Population 1,242 624 618
Child (0-6) 253 125 128
Schedule Caste 252 130 122
Schedule Tribe 324 158 166
Literacy 56.32 % 71.54 % 40.82 %
Total Workers 657 356 301
Main Worker 349 - -
Marginal Worker 308 29 279

Caste Factor

Purkhawas village of Jodhpur has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 26.09 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 20.29 % of total population in Purkhawas village.

Work Profile

In Purkhawas village out of total population, 657 were engaged in work activities. 53.12 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.88 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 657 workers engaged in Main Work, 232 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149