Ghairka Village, with population of 420 is Ghansali sub district's the 116th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Ghairka village is 1 km2 and it is the 143rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 583 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Ghairka village to Srinagar is 90 km. Pin code of Ghairka village is 249155. The village comes under Ghairka panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 90 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 420 people, among them 214 (51%) are male and 206 (49%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghairka village is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 77 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghairka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 420 419 1 0 68
Male 214 213 1 0 37
Female 206 206 0 0 31

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 361. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.5% which is -31.3% lower than male population growth rate of 33.8%. General caste population has increased by 18.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -87.5% and child population has increased by 17.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghairka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16 19 -88 0 17
Male 34 36 -67 0 28
Female 3 5 -100 0 7

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 967,. There are 838 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 293 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 162 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghairka

Total General SC ST Child
Change -293 -281 -1,667 0 -162
2011 963 967 0 0 838
2001 1,256 1,248 1,667 0 1,000

Literacy

Total 268 people in the village are literate, among them 166 are male and 102 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghairka is 76%. 94% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghairka

Total Male Female
Change 17 5 22
2011 76 94 58
2001 59 89 37

Workers profile

Ghairka has 46% (193) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 47% female population are working population. 8% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 37% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 46% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghairka

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46 4 42 54
Male 45 8 37 55
Female 47 1 46 53