Bhigun Village, with population of 310 is Ghansali sub district's the 134th least populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Bhigun village is 0 km2 and it is the 87th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 674 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Bhigun village to Srinagar is 97 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bhigun village is 249125. The village comes under Bhigun panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 37 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 97 km away.


The village is home to 310 people, among them 135 (44%) are male and 175 (56%) are female. 67% of the whole population are from general caste, 33% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhigun village is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 70 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -26.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 424. Female population growth rate of the village is -26.2% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of -27.8%. General caste population has decreased by -36.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.2% and child population has decreased by -45.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1296 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1435, in schedule caste is 1060. There are 947 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 178 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 190 people in the village are literate, among them 100 are male and 90 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhigun is 70%. 86% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Workers profile

Bhigun has 47% (145) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 50% female population are working population. 9% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 33% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 47% are marginal workers.