Silyara Village, with population of 775 is Ghansali sub district's the 31st most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Silyara village is 1 km2 and it is the 42nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 531 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Silyara village to Tehri is 80 km. Pin code of Silyara village is 249155. The village comes under Silyara panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 9 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 80 km away.


The village is home to 775 people, among them 361 (47%) are male and 414 (53%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Silyara village is 11%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 165 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -3.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 804. Female population growth rate of the village is -0.2% which is 7% higher than male population growth rate of -7.2%. General caste population has decreased by -15.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.2% and child population has decreased by -10.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1147 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1230, in schedule caste is 1007. There are 1128 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 80 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 304 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 547 people in the village are literate, among them 298 are male and 249 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Silyara is 79%. 93% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Silyara has 49% (381) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 51% female population are working population. 16% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 31% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 45% are marginal workers.