Saunla Village, with population of 379 is Ghansali sub district's the 134th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Saunla village is 1 km2 and it is the 82nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 361 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Saunla village to Srinagar is 94 km. Pin code of Saunla village is 249125. The village comes under Saunla panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 34 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 94 km away.


The village is home to 379 people, among them 153 (40%) are male and 226 (60%) are female. 58% of the whole population are from general caste, 42% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saunla village is 16%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 84 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -8.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 416. Female population growth rate of the village is 0% which is 19.5% higher than male population growth rate of -19.5%. General caste population has decreased by -19.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.4% and child population has decreased by -13% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1477 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1500, in schedule caste is 1446. There are 1143 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 288 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 327 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 244 people in the village are literate, among them 116 are male and 128 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saunla is 76%. 93% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Saunla has 44% (166) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 46% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 37% are marginal workers.