Kothaga Village, with population of 373 is Ghansali sub district's the 136th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Kothaga village is 1 km2 and it is the 126th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 466 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Kothaga village to Tehri is 76 km. Pin code of Kothaga village is 249155. The village comes under Kothaga panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 76 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 373 people, among them 161 (43%) are male and 212 (57%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kothaga village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 83 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kothaga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 373 373 0 0 56
Male 161 161 0 0 30
Female 212 212 0 0 26

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 18% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 316. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.4% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 17.5%. General caste population has increased by 18% and child population has increased by 1.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kothaga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18% 18% 0% 0% 1.8%
Male 17.5% 17.5% 0% 0% -18.9%
Female 18.4% 18.4% 0% 0% 44.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1317 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1317,. There are 867 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 381 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kothaga

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 10 0 0 381
2011 1317 1317 0 0 867
2001 1307 1307 0 0 486

Literacy

Total 192 people in the village are literate, among them 99 are male and 93 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kothaga is 61%. 76% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kothaga

Total Male Female
Change 6.6% -2.4% 10.9%
2011 60.6% 75.6% 50%
2001 54% 78% 39.1%

Workers profile

Kothaga has 33% (123) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 36% male and 31% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kothaga

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33% 31.9% 1.1% 67%
Male 36% 34.8% 1.2% 64%
Female 30.7% 29.7% 0.9% 69.3%