Gahar Village, with population of 394 is Ghansali sub district's the 126th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Gahar village is 1 km2 and it is the 73rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 352 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Gahar village to Tehri is 90 km. Pin code of Gahar village is 249181. The village comes under Gahar panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 90 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 394 people, among them 186 (47%) are male and 208 (53%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gahar village is 19%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 89 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gahar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 394 377 17 0 73
Male 186 179 7 0 41
Female 208 198 10 0 32

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -2.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 404. Female population growth rate of the village is -1% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of -4.1%. General caste population has decreased by -6.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1600% and child population has decreased by -6.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gahar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2.5% -6.5% 1600% 0% -6.4%
Male -4.1% -7.3% 600% 0% -14.6%
Female -1% -5.7% 0% 0% 6.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1118 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1106, in schedule caste is 1429. There are 780 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 155 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gahar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 36 18 1429 0 155
2011 1118 1106 1429 0 780
2001 1082 1088 0 0 625

Literacy

Total 193 people in the village are literate, among them 115 are male and 78 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gahar is 60%. 79% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gahar

Total Male Female
Change 1.5% -3.6% 5.4%
2011 60.1% 79.3% 44.3%
2001 58.6% 82.9% 38.9%

Workers profile

Gahar has 52% (203) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 59% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 59% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gahar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51.5% 15.7% 35.8% 48.5%
Male 43% 32.8% 10.2% 57%
Female 59.1% 0.5% 58.7% 40.9%