Niwal Gaon Village, with population of 447 is Ghansali sub district's the 101st most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Niwal Gaon village is 1 km2 and it is the 38th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 300 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Niwal Gaon village to Srinagar is 89 km. Pin code of Niwal Gaon village is 249125. The village comes under Niwal Gaon panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 35 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 94 km away.


The village is home to 447 people, among them 219 (49%) are male and 228 (51%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Niwal Gaon village is 17%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 70 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 380. Female population growth rate of the village is 20% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 15.3%. General caste population has increased by 14.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 77.8% and child population has increased by 13% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1041 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1044, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 1000 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 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 135 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 211 people in the village are literate, among them 148 are male and 63 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Niwal Gaon is 57%. 82% of male and 33% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Workers profile

Niwal Gaon has 36% (159) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 39% male and 32% female population are working population. 0% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 38% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 32% are marginal workers.