Jakh Village, with population of 833 is Ghansali sub district's the 27th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Jakh village is 1 km2 and it is the 60th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 688 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Jakh village to Tehri is 75 km. Pin code of Jakh village is 249155. The village comes under Jakh panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 14 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 75 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 833 people, among them 378 (45%) are male and 455 (55%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jakh village is 13%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 159 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jakh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 833 721 112 0 107
Male 378 324 54 0 53
Female 455 397 58 0 54

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 735. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.8% which is -3.4% lower than male population growth rate of 15.2%. General caste population has increased by 15%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.7% and child population has decreased by -30.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jakh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 15 4 0 -30
Male 15 17 8 0 -33
Female 12 14 0 0 -27

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1204 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1225, in schedule caste is 1074. There are 1019 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 82 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jakh

Total General SC ST Child
Change -37 -30 -86 0 82
2011 1,204 1,225 1,074 0 1,019
2001 1,241 1,255 1,160 0 937

Literacy

Total 470 people in the village are literate, among them 257 are male and 213 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jakh is 65%. 79% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jakh

Total Male Female
Change 2 -6 6
2011 65 79 53
2001 63 85 47

Workers profile

Jakh has 52% (430) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 53% female population are working population. 22% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 29% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 29% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jakh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52 23 29 48
Male 50 22 29 50
Female 53 24 29 47