Sam is a Block placed in Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan. Placed in rural part of Rajasthan, it is one of the 3 blocks of Jaisalmer district. According to the administration records, the block code of Sam is 121. The block has 335 villages and there are total 33972 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sam's population is 189707. Out of this, 103813 are males whereas the females count 85894 here. This block has 38226 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 20526 are boys and 17700 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sam block is 42%. 80015 out of total 189707 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 54% as 56818 males out of total 103813 are educated while female literacy ratio is 27% as 23197 out of total 85894 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy ratio of Sam block is shockingly high -- 57%. Here 109692 out of total 189707 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 45% as 46995 males out of total 103813 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 72% and 62697 out of total 85894 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Sam block is 83518 however 106189 are non-working. And out of 83518 occupied individual 20775 individuals are fully dependent on cultivation.