Maykot Village, with population of 357 is Ghansali sub district's the 140th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Maykot village is 1 km2 and it is the 105th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 687 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Maykot village to Tehri is 82 km. Pin code of Maykot village is 249155. The village comes under Maykot panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 17 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 82 km away.


The village is home to 357 people, among them 164 (46%) are male and 193 (54%) are female. 62% of the whole population are from general caste, 38% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Maykot village is 11%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 77 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 348. Female population growth rate of the village is 1% which is -3.5% lower than male population growth rate of 4.5%. General caste population has decreased by -10.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33% and child population has decreased by -40.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1177 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1268, in schedule caste is 1045. There are 1053 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 40 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 269 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 215 people in the village are literate, among them 126 are male and 89 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Maykot is 68%. 87% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Maykot has 46% (165) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 34% male and 56% female population are working population. 12% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 23% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 55% are marginal workers.