Dakhawan Gaon Village, with population of 355 is Ghansali sub district's the 142nd most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Dakhawan Gaon village is 1 km2 and it is the 131st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 449 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Dakhawan Gaon village to Tehri is 78 km. Pin code of Dakhawan Gaon village is 249155. The village comes under Dakhawan Goan panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 78 km away.


The village is home to 355 people, among them 119 (34%) are male and 236 (66%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dakhawan Gaon village is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 89 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -41% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 602. Female population growth rate of the village is -23.6% which is 35.8% higher than male population growth rate of -59.4%. General caste population has decreased by -41.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -20% and child population has decreased by -37.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1983 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1916,. There are 955 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 928 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 136 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 206 people in the village are literate, among them 81 are male and 125 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dakhawan Gaon is 66%. 84% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -7%. Male literacy has gone down by -9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Workers profile

Dakhawan Gaon has 66% (235) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 72% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 34% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 71% are marginal workers.