Purwal Gaon Village, with population of 467 is Ghansali sub district's the 95th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Purwal Gaon village is 1 km2 and it is the 87th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 458 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Purwal Gaon village to Tehri is 102 km. Pin code of Purwal Gaon village is 249155. The village comes under Purwal Gaon panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 42 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 102 km away.


The village is home to 467 people, among them 222 (48%) are male and 245 (52%) are female. 41% of the whole population are from general caste, 59% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Purwal Gaon village is 18%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 87 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 429. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.7% which is -16.4% lower than male population growth rate of 18.1%. General caste population has decreased by -12.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.8% and child population has increased by 15.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1104 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1418, in schedule caste is 930. There are 787 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 178 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 134 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 261 people in the village are literate, among them 147 are male and 114 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Purwal Gaon is 68%. 84% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Workers profile

Purwal Gaon has 42% (197) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 40% male and 44% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 36% are marginal workers.