Gainwali Village, with population of 425 is Ghansali sub district's the 114th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Gainwali village is 1 km2 and it is the 63rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 357 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Gainwali village to Tehri is 106 km. Pin code of Gainwali village is 249125. The village comes under Gainwali panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 46 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 106 km away.


The village is home to 425 people, among them 195 (46%) are male and 230 (54%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gainwali village is 17%, among them 42% are boys and 58% are girls. There are 63 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 23.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 345. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.4% which is 6.8% higher than male population growth rate of 19.6%. General caste population has increased by 26.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -6.5% and child population has decreased by -20% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1179 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1225, in schedule caste is 706. There are 1400 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 62 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 257 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 212 people in the village are literate, among them 129 are male and 83 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gainwali is 60%. 78% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 28%.

Workers profile

Gainwali has 44% (188) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 41% female population are working population. 2% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 47% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 41% are marginal workers.