Budhwan Village, with population of 424 is Ghansali sub district's the 115th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Budhwan village is 1 km2 and it is the 129th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 663 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Budhwan village to Tehri is 85 km. Pin code of Budhwan village is 249155. The village comes under Budhwan 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.

Demographics

The village is home to 424 people, among them 154 (36%) are male and 270 (64%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Budhwan village is 15%, among them 41% are boys and 59% are girls. There are 81 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Budhwan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 424 365 59 0 63
Male 154 131 23 0 26
Female 270 234 36 0 37

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 376. Female population growth rate of the village is 23.9% which is 26.4% higher than male population growth rate of -2.5%. General caste population has increased by 13.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.3% and child population has increased by 1.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Budhwan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.8% 13.7% 7.3% 0% 1.6%
Male -2.5% -3% 0% 0% -7.1%
Female 23.9% 25.8% 12.5% 0% 8.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1753 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1786, in schedule caste is 1565. There are 1423 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 373 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 209 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Budhwan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 373 408 174 0 209
2011 1753 1786 1565 0 1423
2001 1380 1378 1391 0 1214

Literacy

Total 218 people in the village are literate, among them 89 are male and 129 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Budhwan is 60%. 70% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by -7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Budhwan

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% -7.4% 13.0%
2011 60.4% 69.5% 55.4%
2001 56.7% 76.9% 42.4%

Workers profile

Budhwan has 55% (233) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 59% female population are working population. 4% 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 58% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Budhwan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55% 1.7% 53.3% 45%
Male 48.7% 3.9% 44.8% 51.3%
Female 58.5% 0.4% 58.1% 41.5%