Kothar Village, with population of 384 is Ghansali sub district's the 132nd most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Kothar village is 1 km2 and it is the 44th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 269 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Kothar village to Tehri is 75 km. Pin code of Kothar village is 249155. The village comes under Kothar panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 75 km away.


The village is home to 384 people, among them 177 (46%) are male and 207 (54%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 34% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kothar village is 12%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 84 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -5.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 405. Female population growth rate of the village is -7.6% which is -5.4% lower than male population growth rate of -2.2%. General caste population has decreased by -19%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.3% and child population has decreased by -28.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1169 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1297, in schedule caste is 955. There are 1043 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 69 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 259 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 207 people in the village are literate, among them 119 are male and 88 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kothar is 61%. 77% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -5%. Male literacy has gone down by -13% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Workers profile

Kothar has 53% (205) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 56% female population are working population. 6% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 44% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 54% are marginal workers.