Saman Gaon Village, with population of 1168 is Ghansali sub district's the 12th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Saman Gaon village is 2 km2 and it is the 27th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 730 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Saman Gaon village to Srinagar is 85 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Saman Gaon village is 249155. The village comes under Saman Gaon panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 85 km away.


The village is home to 1168 people, among them 589 (50%) are male and 579 (50%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saman Gaon village is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 198 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 962. Female population growth rate of the village is 25.6% which is 8% higher than male population growth rate of 17.6%. General caste population has increased by 21.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29% and child population has increased by 12.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 986, in schedule caste is 905. There are 915 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 63 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 685 people in the village are literate, among them 438 are male and 247 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saman Gaon is 71%. 91% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone down by -10%.

Workers profile

Saman Gaon has 49% (573) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 51% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 49% are marginal workers.