Tehri Garhwal District, with population of about 6.2 lakh is Uttarakhand's the 7th least populous district, located in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Tehri Garhwal district is 3642 km2 and it is the 6th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 170 persons per km2. There are 7 sub districts in the district, among them Ghansali is the most populous sub district with population of about 1.2 lakh and Jakhnidhar is the least populous sub district with population of about 33 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 6.2 lakh people, among them about 3 lakh (48%) are male and about 3.2 lakh (52%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tehri Garhwal district is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.3 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 89% (about 5.5 lakh) live in Tehri Garhwal District rural part and 11% (about 70 thousand) population live in the Tehri Garhwal District urban part. Rural population density of Tehri Garhwal district is 153 and urban population density is 1061 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tehri Garhwal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 618,931 515,926 102,130 875 84,657
Male 297,986 247,156 50,371 459 44,634
Female 320,945 268,770 51,759 416 40,023

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Tehri Garhwal

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Ghansali 120775 Tapowan 3227 Tehri (NPP) 24014
Tehri 117607 Chamiyala May Kangra 2602 Dhaluwala (CT) 18016
Narendranagar 105680 Madi 2471 Muni Ki Reti (NP) 10620
Devprayag 94441 Majaf 2135 Chamba (NP) 7771
Dhanaulti 74083 Kadiyal Gaon 2114 Narendranagar (NPP) 6049
Pratapnagar 73592 Mandar 2100 Kirtinagar (NP) 1517
Jakhnidhar 32753 Srikot 2088
Molno Maya Paukhal 1937
Bhelunta 1914
Okhala 1673

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1083.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tehri Garhwal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 618,931 609,835 7,374 656 290 32 91 109 544
Male 297,986 292,799 4,222 370 181 23 46 57 288
Female 320,945 317,036 3,152 286 109 9 45 52 256

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 2.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 3.7% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 1%. General caste population has decreased by -0.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.6% and child population has decreased by -14.1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tehri Garhwal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.3% -0.2% 17% 26.6% -14.1%
Male 1% -1.5% 15.3% -11.2% -12.7%
Female 3.7% 1.1% 18.6% 139.1% -15.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1077 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1087, in schedule caste is 1028 and in schedule tribe is 906. There are 897 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tehri Garhwal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 28 28 569 -30
2011 1077 1087 1028 906 897
2001 1049 1059 1000 337 927

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Tehri Garhwal

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ghansali 1216 Ringoli 5000 Dhaluwala (CT) 903
Jakhnidhar 1185 Kaflna 4000 Chamba (NP) 873
Devprayag 1109 Khori 3600 Tehri (NPP) 823
Pratapnagar 1104 Basuli 3000 Narendranagar (NPP) 732
Tehri 1041 Bhat Gaon 3000 Kirtinagar (NP) 704
Dhanaulti 997 Tehri Range 3000 Muni Ki Reti (NP) 680
Narendranagar 957 Sel Talla 2500
Than Madhe Banthali Chak 2500
Bakarwali 2250
Dharkot 2250

Literacy

Total about 4.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 2.3 lakh are male and about 1.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tehri Garhwal is 76%. 90% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tehri Garhwal

Total Male Female
Change 9.7% 4.5% 14.9%
2011 76.4% 89.8% 64.3%
2001 66.7% 85.3% 49.4%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Tehri Garhwal

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Tehri 81 Dandasali Dakshani 100 Devaprayag (NP) (Part) 92
Narendranagar 79 Kaudia Range 100 Tehri (NPP) 91
Jakhnidhar 77 Takrari Chham 100 Narendranagar (NPP) 90
Devprayag 76 Chokhala 100 Chamba (NP) 89
Pratapnagar 76 Chham 100 Dhaluwala (CT) 88
Dhanaulti 76 Dharkot 100 Muni Ki Reti (NP) 86
Ghansali 71 Kundiya 100 Kirtinagar (NP) 81
Tehri Range 99
Koti Lagga Tungi 99
Mathiyan Gaon 97

Workers profile

Tehri Garhwal has 45% (about 2.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 44% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 23% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tehri Garhwal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.3% 26.8% 18.5% 54.7%
Male 47.3% 33.1% 14.2% 52.7%
Female 43.5% 21% 22.5% 56.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Tehri Garhwal

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Paukhal Range (P-1) 32.3 Tehri (NPP) 37.1
Bhut Gaon 7.1 Narendranagar (NPP) 10.4
Sendul 6.5 Chamba (NP) 4
Bichhu 5.4 Kirtinagar (NP) 2.5
Bagon 5.3 Muni Ki Reti (NP) 1.8
Khyarsi 5.1 Dhaluwala (CT) 1.6
Sasaman 4.9
Thal 4.8
Andhiyari Lagga Chapra 4.7
Koti Mahruk 4.7