Jakhana Village, with population of 434 is Ghansali sub district's the 110th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Jakhana village is 1 km2 and it is the 90th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 430 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Jakhana village to Srinagar is 92 km. Pin code of Jakhana village is 249125. The village comes under Jakhana panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 39 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 97 km away.


The village is home to 434 people, among them 196 (45%) are male and 238 (55%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jakhana village is 19%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 90 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 361. Female population growth rate of the village is 24% which is 8% higher than male population growth rate of 16%. General caste population has increased by 20.2% and child population has decreased by -5.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1214 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1214,. There are 1024 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 78 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 122 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 214 people in the village are literate, among them 130 are male and 84 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jakhana is 61%. 84% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 27%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 37%.

Workers profile

Jakhana has 47% (203) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 39% male and 53% female population are working population. 8% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 31% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 52% are marginal workers.