Khirbel Village, with population of 390 is Ghansali sub district's the 129th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Khirbel village is 0 km2 and it is the 58th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1182 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Khirbel village to Srinagar is 81 km. Pin code of Khirbel village is 249125. The village comes under Khirbel panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 33 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 93 km away.


The village is home to 390 people, among them 152 (39%) are male and 238 (61%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khirbel village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 83 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 3.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 378. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.9% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 2%. General caste population has increased by 3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.3% and child population has decreased by -29% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1566 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1608, in schedule caste is 889. There are 913 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 154 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 247 people in the village are literate, among them 114 are male and 133 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khirbel is 71%. 88% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Workers profile

Khirbel has 49% (192) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 54% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 47% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.