Gona Village, with population of 1021 is Ghansali sub district's the 19th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Gona village is 2 km2 and it is the 15th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 486 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Gona village to Srinagar is 78 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Gona village is 249155. The village comes under Gona panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 28 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 87 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1021 people, among them 440 (43%) are male and 581 (57%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gona village is 19%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 200 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gona

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,021 800 221 0 190
Male 440 336 104 0 104
Female 581 464 117 0 86

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 942. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.4% which is 13% higher than male population growth rate of 1.4%. General caste population has increased by 9.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.3% and child population has increased by 3.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gona

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8 10 3 0 4
Male 1 1 2 0 22
Female 14 17 5 0 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1320 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1381, in schedule caste is 1125. There are 827 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 149 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 326 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gona

Total General SC ST Child
Change 149 188 27 0 -326
2011 1,320 1,381 1,125 0 827
2001 1,171 1,193 1,098 0 1,153

Literacy

Total 539 people in the village are literate, among them 277 are male and 262 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gona is 65%. 82% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gona

Total Male Female
Change 10 -0 22
2011 65 82 53
2001 55 83 31

Workers profile

Gona has 45% (457) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 40% male and 48% female population are working population. 14% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 26% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 47% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gona

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45 7 38 55
Male 40 14 26 60
Female 48 2 47 52