Dewat Village, with population of 388 is Ghansali sub district's the 130th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Dewat village is 1 km2 and it is the 106th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 426 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Dewat village to Tehri is 76 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dewat village is 249155. The village comes under Dewat panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 76 km away.


The village is home to 388 people, among them 177 (46%) are male and 211 (54%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dewat village is 14%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 86 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 382. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.4% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 1.7%. General caste population has decreased by -0.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.1% and child population has increased by 14.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1192 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1208, in schedule caste is 1056. There are 750 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 65 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 229 people in the village are literate, among them 132 are male and 97 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dewat is 69%. 91% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Dewat has 56% (217) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 60% female population are working population. 15% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 37% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 56% are marginal workers.