Ghansali Tahsil, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Tehri Garhwal district's the most populous sub district, located in Tehri Garhwal district of the state Uttarakhand in India. There are 292 villages in the sub district, among them Chamiyala May Kangra is the most populous village with population of 2602 and Paukhal Range (P-1) is the least populous village with population of 4. Paukhal Range (P-1) is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 32 km2 and Magwal Gaon Malla is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 54 thousand (45%) are male and about 66 thousand (55%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghansali tahsil is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 25 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Ghansali tahsil live in the Ghansali Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghansali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 120,775 96,198 24,539 38 17,934
Male 54,496 42,799 11,681 16 9,335
Female 66,279 53,399 12,858 22 8,599

Most populated Villages in Ghansali

Villages
Name Population
Chamiyala May Kangra 2602
Mandar 2100
Srikot 2088
Molno Maya Paukhal 1937
Pangariyana 1571
Badiyar 1439
Dhung 1303
Koti 1263
Bahera 1238
Padagali May Ghotiwali 1202

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 100% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1218.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ghansali

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 120,775 120,242 335 55 6 6 7 10 114
Male 54,496 54,201 191 26 5 4 4 7 58
Female 66,279 66,041 144 29 1 2 3 3 56

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 2.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4.1% which is 3.7% higher than male population growth rate of 0.4%. General caste population has decreased by -1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 123.5% and child population has decreased by -12.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghansali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.4% -1% 18.3% 123.5% -12.4%
Male 0.4% -2.9% 14.8% 128.6% -11.4%
Female 4.1% 0.6% 21.7% 120% -13.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1216 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1248, in schedule caste is 1101 and in schedule tribe is 1375. There are 921 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghansali

Total General SC ST Child
Change 43 43 63 -54 -22
2011 1216 1248 1101 1375 921
2001 1173 1205 1038 1429 943

Villages with highest sex ratio in Ghansali

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Dakhawan Gaon 1983
Thayeli 1962
Nauli Chack 1813
Kandogi 1759
Mahar Gaon Malla 1756
Budhwan 1753
Ghanuar 1727
Bhatgaon Lagga Arsh 1700
Dhung 1696
Mundethi 1689

Literacy

Total about 73 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 39 thousand are male and about 33 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghansali is 71%. 87% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghansali

Total Male Female
Change 9.4% 4.1% 14.1%
2011 70.7% 86.8% 58%
2001 61.3% 82.7% 43.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Ghansali

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Baunr 96
Ghansali 96
Ankwan Gaon 92
Chakrushera 91
Bahera 91
Chawashera 90
Girgaon 90
Bhinlgana Range (P-1) 90
Niswalibhat Gaon 89
Jadrawani 89

Workers profile

Ghansali has 48% (about 57 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 50% female population are working population. 23% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 34% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghansali

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47.5% 19.4% 28.1% 52.5%
Male 44.2% 22.9% 21.2% 55.8%
Female 50.2% 16.5% 33.7% 49.8%

Biggest Villages in Ghansali