Saruna Village, with population of 445 is Ghansali sub district's the 103rd most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Saruna village is 1 km2 and it is the 139th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 654 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Saruna village to Srinagar is 86 km. Pin code of Saruna village is 249155. The village comes under Saruna panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 86 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 445 people, among them 208 (47%) are male and 237 (53%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saruna village is 13%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 84 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Saruna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 445 425 20 0 59
Male 208 197 11 0 28
Female 237 228 9 0 31

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 372. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.3% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 18.9%. General caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.3% and child population has decreased by -16.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Saruna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.6% 20.4% 5.3% 0% -16.9%
Male 18.9% 20.9% -8.3% 0% -30%
Female 20.3% 20% 28.6% 0% 0%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1139 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1157, in schedule caste is 818. There are 1107 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 332 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Saruna

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 -9 235 0 332
2011 1139 1157 818 0 1107
2001 1126 1166 583 0 775

Literacy

Total 311 people in the village are literate, among them 171 are male and 140 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saruna is 81%. 95% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 24%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 31%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Saruna

Total Male Female
Change 23.5% 13.5% 30.7%
2011 80.6% 95% 68%
2001 57.1% 81.5% 37.3%

Workers profile

Saruna has 76% (338) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 75% male and 77% female population are working population. 3% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 71% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 76% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Saruna

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 76% 2% 73.9% 24%
Male 74.5% 3.4% 71.2% 25.5%
Female 77.2% 0.8% 76.4% 22.8%