Khal Village, with population of 194 is Ghansali sub district's the 85th least populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Khal village is 0 km2 and it is the 11th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2156 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Khal village to Tehri is 93 km. Pin code of Khal village is 249155. The village comes under Sariyala panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 93 km away.


The village is home to 194 people, among them 97 (50%) are male and 97 (50%) are female., 100% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khal village is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 35 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 153. Female population growth rate of the village is 26% which is -1.6% lower than male population growth rate of 27.6%.; Schedule caste population has increased by 32% and child population has increased by 6.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1000 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in in schedule caste is 1000. There are 882 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 91 people in the village are literate, among them 51 are male and 40 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khal is 56%. 64% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 23%. Male literacy has gone up by 16% and female literacy rate has gone up by 30%.

Workers profile

Khal has 47% (91) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 46% female population are working population. 2% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 45% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 46% are marginal workers.