Bahera Village, with population of 1238 is Ghansali sub district's the 9th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Bahera village is 1 km2 and it is the 124th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2098 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Bahera village to Tehri is 72 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bahera village is 249155. The village comes under Bahera panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 72 km away.


The village is home to 1238 people, among them 637 (51%) are male and 601 (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bahera village is 13%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 279 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -8.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1348. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.6% which is 20.7% higher than male population growth rate of -17.1%. General caste population has decreased by -4.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -22.2% and child population has decreased by -24.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 943 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 934, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 772 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 188 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 978 people in the village are literate, among them 537 are male and 441 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bahera is 91%. 99% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Bahera has 24% (303) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 6% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.