Kaphol Gaon Village, with population of 257 is Ghansali sub district's the 113rd least populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Kaphol Gaon village is 0 km2 and it is the 88th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 559 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Kaphol Gaon village to Srinagar is 90 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kaphol Gaon village is 249125. The village comes under Kaphol Gaon 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.


The village is home to 257 people, among them 108 (42%) are male and 149 (58%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kaphol Gaon village is 14%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 53 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 240. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.1% which is 28.8% higher than male population growth rate of -7.7%. General caste population has increased by 9.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -5.3% and child population has increased by 9.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1380 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1456, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 750 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 329 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 383 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 148 people in the village are literate, among them 72 are male and 76 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kaphol Gaon is 67%. 82% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Workers profile

Kaphol Gaon has 46% (117) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 51% female population are working population. 1% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 37% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 50% are marginal workers.