Kothiyara Village, with population of 536 is Ghansali sub district's the 75th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Kothiyara village is 1 km2 and it is the 140th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 724 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Kothiyara village to Tehri is 74 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kothiyara village is 249155. The village comes under Kothiyara panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 14 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 74 km away.


The village is home to 536 people, among them 247 (46%) are male and 289 (54%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kothiyara village is 12%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 83 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 456. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.9% which is 9.1% higher than male population growth rate of 12.8%. General caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 35.9% and child population has decreased by -30.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1170 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1176, in schedule caste is 1154. There are 800 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 88 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 316 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 335 people in the village are literate, among them 188 are male and 147 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kothiyara is 71%. 89% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Kothiyara has 45% (243) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 48% female population are working population. 12% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 30% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 47% are marginal workers.