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State - Rajasthan District - Jaisalmer Local Language - Merwari, Rajasthani, Hindi

About Jaisalmer Block

Jaisalmer is a Block located in Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan. Placed in rural area of Rajasthan, it is one of the 3 blocks of Jaisalmer district. As per the government records, the block number of Jaisalmer is 120. The block has 236 villages and there are total 29338 homes in this Block.

Population of Jaisalmer Block

As per Census 2011, Jaisalmer's population is 167698. Out of this, 90133 are males while the females count 77565 here. This block has 32799 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 17455 are boys and 15344 are girls.

Literacy rate of Jaisalmer Block

Literacy rate in Jaisalmer block is 44%. 74151 out of total 167698 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 56% as 50817 males out of total 90133 are educated however female literacy ratio is 30% as 23334 out of total 77565 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Jaisalmer block is shockingly high -- 55%. Here 93547 out of total 167698 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 43% as 39316 males out of total 90133 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 69% and 54231 out of total 77565 females are illiterate in this block.

Agricultural status of Jaisalmer Block

The number of working individual of Jaisalmer block is 73328 while 94370 are non-working. And out of 73328 occupied individual 28355 persons are fully reliant on farming.

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List of Villages in Jaisalmer Block