Garakot is a village situated in Jakhnidhar tehsil of Tehri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 151 families residing in the village Garakot. The total population of Garakot is 538 out of which 224 are males and 314 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Garakot is 1,402.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Garakot village is 68 which is 13% of the total population. There are 36 male children and 32 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Garakot is 889 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,402) of Garakot village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Garakot is 71.5%. Thus Garakot village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.9% of Tehri Garhwal district. The male literacy rate is 88.3% and the female literacy rate is 60.28% in Garakot village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Garakot village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Garakot village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Garakot village.
In Garakot village out of total population, 326 were engaged in work activities. 4.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 95.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 326 workers engaged in Main Work, 9 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Garakot village in Jakhnidhar.
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