Silos Village, with population of 356 is Ghansali sub district's the 141st most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Silos village is 1 km2 and it is the 116th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 636 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Silos village to Tehri is 86 km. Pin code of Silos village is 249155. The village comes under Silos 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.


The village is home to 356 people, among them 137 (38%) are male and 219 (62%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Silos village is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 88 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -1.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 362. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.8% which is 19.5% higher than male population growth rate of -12.7%. General caste population has decreased by -1.7% and child population has decreased by -19.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1599 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1599,. There are 966 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 293 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 63 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 198 people in the village are literate, among them 100 are male and 98 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Silos is 66%. 93% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile

Silos has 52% (186) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 36% male and 62% female population are working population. 6% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 31% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 59% are marginal workers.