Mahar Gaon Village, with population of 305 is Ghansali sub district's the 132nd least populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Mahar Gaon village is 1 km2 and it is the 54th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 233 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Mahar Gaon village to Tehri is 94 km. Pin code of Mahar Gaon village is 249155. The village comes under Mahar Gaon panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 33 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 94 km away.


The village is home to 305 people, among them 123 (40%) are male and 182 (60%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahar Gaon village is 19%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 57 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 25% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 244. Female population growth rate of the village is 24.7% which is -0.8% lower than male population growth rate of 25.5%. General caste population has increased by 25% and child population has increased by 34.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1480 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1480,. There are 844 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 156 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 150 people in the village are literate, among them 74 are male and 76 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahar Gaon is 61%. 81% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 25%.

Workers profile

Mahar Gaon has 43% (132) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 32% male and 51% female population are working population. 7% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 49% are marginal workers.