Saur Village, with population of 294 is Ghansali sub district's the 126th least populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Saur village is 1 km2 and it is the 84th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 285 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Saur village to Tehri is 80 km. Pin code of Saur village is 249155. The village comes under Saur panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 80 km away.


The village is home to 294 people, among them 131 (45%) are male and 163 (55%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saur village is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 58 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 253. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.4% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of 15.9%. General caste population has increased by 0.4% and child population has decreased by -2.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1244 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1228, in schedule caste is 1353. There are 955 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 122 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 191 people in the village are literate, among them 101 are male and 90 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saur is 76%. 93% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Workers profile

Saur has 71% (210) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 69% male and 73% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 34% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 36% of total female population are main and 37% are marginal workers.