Jakhanyali Village, with population of 892 is Ghansali sub district's the 24th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Jakhanyali village is 2 km2 and it is the 23rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 504 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Jakhanyali village to Tehri is 76 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Jakhanyali village is 249155. The village comes under Jakhanyali 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 76 km away.


The village is home to 892 people, among them 379 (42%) are male and 513 (58%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jakhanyali village is 14%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 200 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -3.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 927. Female population growth rate of the village is 1% which is 10.5% higher than male population growth rate of -9.5%. General caste population has decreased by -6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.1% and child population has decreased by -14.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1354 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1408, in schedule caste is 1133. There are 1214 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 142 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 113 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 594 people in the village are literate, among them 304 are male and 290 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jakhanyali is 77%. 94% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Workers profile

Jakhanyali has 46% (412) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 48% female population are working population. 23% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 45% are marginal workers.