Sarkanda Village, with population of 286 is Ghansali sub district's the 124th least populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Sarkanda village is 1 km2 and it is the 92nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 286 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Sarkanda village to Tehri is 88 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sarkanda village is 249181. The village comes under Sarkanda panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 23 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 88 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 286 people, among them 107 (37%) are male and 179 (63%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sarkanda village is 13%, among them 37% are boys and 63% are girls. There are 60 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sarkanda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 286 286 0 0 38
Male 107 107 0 0 14
Female 179 179 0 0 24

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -22.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 370. Female population growth rate of the village is -11.8% which is 24.1% higher than male population growth rate of -35.9%. General caste population has decreased by -22.7% and child population has decreased by -30.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sarkanda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -23 -23 0 0 -31
Male -36 -36 0 0 -46
Female -12 -12 0 0 -17

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1673 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1673,. There are 1714 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 457 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 599 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sarkanda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 457 457 0 0 599
2011 1,673 1,673 0 0 1,714
2001 1,216 1,216 0 0 1,115

Literacy

Total 191 people in the village are literate, among them 92 are male and 99 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sarkanda is 77%. 99% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sarkanda

Total Male Female
Change 13 10 19
2011 77 99 64
2001 64 89 45

Workers profile

Sarkanda has 42% (120) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 35% male and 46% female population are working population. 18% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 44% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sarkanda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42 8 34 58
Male 35 18 17 65
Female 46 3 44 54