Jakh Village, with population of 890 is Ghansali sub district's the 25th 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 2 km2 and it is the 14th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 420 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Jakh village to Tehri is 73 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 13 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 73 km away.


The village is home to 890 people, among them 392 (44%) are male and 498 (56%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jakh village is 13%, among them 59% are boys and 41% are girls. There are 206 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -9.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 985. Female population growth rate of the village is -11.7% which is -4.8% lower than male population growth rate of -6.9%. General caste population has decreased by -23.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 381.8% and child population has decreased by -32.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1270 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1277, in schedule caste is 1239. There are 701 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 70 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 105 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 612 people in the village are literate, among them 314 are male and 298 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jakh is 79%. 97% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone down by -5%.

Workers profile

Jakh has 55% (489) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 64% female population are working population. 6% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 37% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 62% are marginal workers.