Agar Village, with population of 498 is Ghansali sub district's the 85th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Agar village is 1 km2 and it is the 113rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 579 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Agar village to Srinagar is 85 km. Pin code of Agar village is 249125. The village comes under Agar panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 31 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 90 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 498 people, among them 215 (43%) are male and 283 (57%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Agar village is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 103 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Agar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 498 497 1 0 81
Male 215 214 1 0 41
Female 283 283 0 0 40

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 432. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.4% which is 7% higher than male population growth rate of 11.4%. General caste population has increased by 18.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -92.3% and child population has increased by 2.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Agar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.3% 18.6% -92.3% 0% 2.5%
Male 11.4% 15.1% -85.7% 0% -10.9%
Female 18.4% 21.5% -100% 0% 21.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1316 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1322,. There are 976 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 increased by 259 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Agar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 78 69 -857 0 259
2011 1316 1322 0 0 976
2001 1238 1253 857 0 717

Literacy

Total 327 people in the village are literate, among them 162 are male and 165 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Agar is 78%. 93% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 27%. Male literacy has gone up by 21% and female literacy rate has gone up by 32%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Agar

Total Male Female
Change 27.4% 21.0% 32.0%
2011 78.4% 93.1% 67.9%
2001 51% 72.1% 35.9%

Workers profile

Agar has 46% (228) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 35% male and 54% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Agar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.8% 26.1% 19.7% 54.2%
Male 34.9% 21.4% 13.5% 65.1%
Female 54.1% 29.7% 24.4% 45.9%