Devel Village, with population of 117 is Ghansali sub district's the 46th least populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Devel village is 1 km2 and it is the 40th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 80 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Devel village to Tehri is 51 km. Pin code of Devel village is 249181. The village comes under Asena panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 21 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 51 km away.


The village is home to 117 people, among them 57 (49%) are male and 60 (51%) are female. 44% of the whole population are from general caste, 56% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Devel village is 10%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 27 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -64.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 332. Female population growth rate of the village is -62.5% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of -66.9%. General caste population has decreased by -72.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -54.5% and child population has decreased by -65.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1053 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1550, in schedule caste is 784. There are 714 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 123 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 345 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 75 people in the village are literate, among them 45 are male and 30 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Devel is 71%. 90% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile

Devel has 45% (53) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 39% male and 52% female population are working population. 12% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 26% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 40% are marginal workers.