Pakha Village, with population of 750 is Ghansali sub district's the 33rd most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Pakha village is 1 km2 and it is the 39th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 507 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Pakha village to Tehri is 86 km. Pin code of Pakha village is 249155. The village comes under Pakha panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 86 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 750 people, among them 331 (44%) are male and 419 (56%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 45% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pakha village is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 173 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pakha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 750 414 336 0 109
Male 331 167 164 0 60
Female 419 247 172 0 49

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -15.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 888. Female population growth rate of the village is -15.5% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of -15.6%. General caste population has decreased by -23.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.9% and child population has decreased by -30.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pakha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -16 -24 -3 0 -31
Male -16 -25 -2 0 -18
Female -16 -22 -3 0 -42

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1266 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1479, in schedule caste is 1049. There are 817 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 334 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pakha

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 59 -11 0 -334
2011 1,266 1,479 1,049 0 817
2001 1,265 1,420 1,060 0 1,151

Literacy

Total 458 people in the village are literate, among them 236 are male and 222 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pakha is 71%. 87% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pakha

Total Male Female
Change 6 -3 13
2011 72 87 60
2001 66 90 47

Workers profile

Pakha has 47% (354) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 40% male and 53% female population are working population. 15% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 47% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pakha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47 10 37 53
Male 40 15 25 60
Female 53 6 47 47