Dhavsaur Village, with population of 320 is Ghansali sub district's the 139th least populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Dhavsaur village is 1 km2 and it is the 120th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 552 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Dhavsaur village to Tehri is 78 km. Pin code of Dhavsaur village is 249155. The village comes under Dhavsaur panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 78 km away.


The village is home to 320 people, among them 143 (45%) are male and 177 (55%) are female. 58% of the whole population are from general caste, 42% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhavsaur village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 75 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 312. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.5% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 1.4%. General caste population has decreased by -9.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.4% and child population has decreased by -15.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1238 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1188, in schedule caste is 1310. There are 955 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 170 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 210 people in the village are literate, among them 117 are male and 93 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhavsaur is 76%. 97% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Dhavsaur has 49% (156) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 39% male and 56% female population are working population. 3% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 36% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 54% are marginal workers.