Gahna Population - Nainital, Uttarakhand

Gahna is a medium size village located in Nainital Tehsil of Nainital district, Uttarakhand with total 349 families residing. The Gahna village has population of 1968 of which 1018 are males while 950 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gahna village population of children with age 0-6 is 298 which makes up 15.14 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gahna village is 933 which is lower than Uttarakhand state average of 963. Child Sex Ratio for the Gahna as per census is 1000, higher than Uttarakhand average of 890.

Gahna village has higher literacy rate compared to Uttarakhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Gahna village was 84.25 % compared to 78.82 % of Uttarakhand. In Gahna Male literacy stands at 93.21 % while female literacy rate was 74.53 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Gahna village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Gahna village.

Gahna Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 349 - -
Population 1,968 1,018 950
Child (0-6) 298 149 149
Schedule Caste 1,396 733 663
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 84.25 % 93.21 % 74.53 %
Total Workers 1,079 571 508
Main Worker 693 - -
Marginal Worker 386 74 312

Caste Factor

In Gahna village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 70.93 % of total population in Gahna village. The village Gahna currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Gahna village out of total population, 1079 were engaged in work activities. 64.23 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.77 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1079 workers engaged in Main Work, 444 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 142 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149