Poni Village, with population of 567 is Ghansali sub district's the 65th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Poni village is 1 km2 and it is the 129th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 718 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Poni village to Tehri is 94 km. Pin code of Poni village is 249125. The village comes under Poni panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 34 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 94 km away.


The village is home to 567 people, among them 228 (40%) are male and 339 (60%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Poni village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 130 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -15.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 668. Female population growth rate of the village is -9.6% which is 12.6% higher than male population growth rate of -22.2%. General caste population has decreased by -14.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -37.5% and child population has decreased by -36.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1487 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1487, in schedule caste is 1500. There are 974 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 207 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 313 people in the village are literate, among them 160 are male and 153 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Poni is 64%. 85% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Workers profile

Poni has 37% (211) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 34% male and 40% female population are working population. 4% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 30% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 38% are marginal workers.