Pokhar Village, with population of 472 is Ghansali sub district's the 93rd most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Pokhar village is 1 km2 and it is the 135th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 621 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Pokhar village to Tehri is 70 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Pokhar village is 249155. The village comes under Pokhar panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 70 km away.


The village is home to 472 people, among them 237 (50%) are male and 235 (50%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pokhar village is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 94 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 392. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.2% which is -44.1% lower than male population growth rate of 46.3%. General caste population has increased by 18.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 35% and child population has decreased by -31.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 992 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 990, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 900 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 428 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 284 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 292 people in the village are literate, among them 176 are male and 116 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pokhar is 70%. 85% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Workers profile

Pokhar has 48% (226) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 50% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.