Kot Village, with population of 231 is Ghansali sub district's the 99th least populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Kot village is 1 km2 and it is the 102nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 453 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Kot village to Tehri is 93 km. Pin code of Kot village is 249155. The village comes under Kot panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 33 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 93 km away.


The village is home to 231 people, among them 101 (44%) are male and 130 (56%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kot village is 15%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 56 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -16.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 278. Female population growth rate of the village is -16.1% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of -17.9%. General caste population has decreased by -23.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 36.7% and child population has decreased by -24.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1287 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1375, in schedule caste is 952. There are 1000 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 200 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 152 people in the village are literate, among them 77 are male and 75 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kot is 77%. 92% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Kot has 66% (152) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 72% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 55% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.