Gagwari Village, with population of 503 is Ghansali sub district's the 83rd most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Gagwari village is 1 km2 and it is the 118th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 592 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Gagwari village to Srinagar is 81 km. Pin code of Gagwari village is 249155. The village comes under Gagwari panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 31 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 91 km away.


The village is home to 503 people, among them 233 (46%) are male and 270 (54%) are female. 67% of the whole population are from general caste, 33% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gagwari village is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 105 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 447. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.1% which is -17.5% lower than male population growth rate of 22.6%. General caste population has increased by 9.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.6% and child population has decreased by -24.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1159 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1174, in schedule caste is 1128. There are 930 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 194 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 270 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 309 people in the village are literate, among them 172 are male and 137 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gagwari is 74%. 91% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Workers profile

Gagwari has 50% (252) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 52% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 51% are marginal workers.