Pilkhi Village, with population of 562 is Ghansali sub district's the 67th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Pilkhi village is 3 km2 and it is the 7th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 218 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Pilkhi village to Tehri is 70 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Pilkhi village is 249155. The village comes under Pilkhi 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 70 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 562 people, among them 277 (49%) are male and 285 (51%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pilkhi village is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 145 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pilkhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 562 497 65 0 71
Male 277 244 33 0 38
Female 285 253 32 0 33

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -19.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 698. Female population growth rate of the village is -17.2% which is 4.6% higher than male population growth rate of -21.8%. General caste population has decreased by -19.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -22.6% and child population has decreased by -37.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pilkhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -20 -19 -23 0 -37
Male -22 -21 -25 0 -46
Female -17 -17 -20 0 -23

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1029 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1037, in schedule caste is 970. There are 868 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 57 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 254 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pilkhi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 57 56 61 0 254
2011 1,029 1,037 970 0 868
2001 972 981 909 0 614

Literacy

Total 417 people in the village are literate, among them 231 are male and 186 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pilkhi is 85%. 97% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pilkhi

Total Male Female
Change 7 6 8
2011 85 97 74
2001 78 91 66

Workers profile

Pilkhi has 43% (239) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 38% female population are working population. 23% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 24% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 33% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pilkhi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43 14 28 58
Male 47 24 24 53
Female 38 5 33 62