Sankra is a Block placed in Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan. Situated in rural region of Rajasthan, it is one of the 3 blocks of Jaisalmer district. According to the government records, the block code of Sankra is 122. The block has 228 villages and there are total 37117 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sankra's population is 223489. Out of this, 118501 are males while the females count 104988 here. This block has 46502 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 24753 are boys and 21749 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sankra block is 42%. 95123 out of total 223489 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 55% as 65718 males out of total 118501 are literate while female literacy rate is 28% as 29405 out of total 104988 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy ratio of Sankra block is shockingly high -- 57%. Here 128366 out of total 223489 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 44% as 52783 males out of total 118501 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 71% and 75583 out of total 104988 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed person of Sankra block is 101183 yet 122306 are un-employed. And out of 101183 working person 27247 individuals are completely reliant on cultivation.