Karkheri Village, with population of 720 is Ghansali sub district's the 41st most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Karkheri village is 1 km2 and it is the 142nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1029 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Karkheri village to Tehri is 87 km. Pin code of Karkheri village is 249155. The village comes under Karkheri panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 87 km away.


The village is home to 720 people, among them 323 (45%) are male and 397 (55%) are female. 44% of the whole population are from general caste, 56% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karkheri village is 17%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 150 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 600. Female population growth rate of the village is 22.9% which is 6.3% higher than male population growth rate of 16.6%. General caste population has increased by 29.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.5% and child population has increased by 10.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1229 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1257, in schedule caste is 1208. There are 836 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 63 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 220 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 407 people in the village are literate, among them 209 are male and 198 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karkheri is 68%. 82% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 24%. Male literacy has gone up by 16% and female literacy rate has gone up by 33%.

Workers profile

Karkheri has 47% (336) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 51% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 50% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.