Gangapur Nagar Panchayat, with population of 7561 is Varanasi sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gangapur nagar panchayat is 2 km2. Population density of the city is 3781 persons per km2. There are 10 wards in the city, among them Gangapur Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 919 and Gangapur Ward No 02 is the least populous ward with population of 479.

Nearest railway station is Raja Talab which is 5 km far from here. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 14 km. District head quarter of the city is Varanasi which is 12 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 300 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 635.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43.8°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3.44°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 7561 people, among them 3968 (52%) are male and 3593 (48%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gangapur nagar panchayat is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1083 households in the city and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gangapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,561 7,002 559 0 1,116
Male 3,968 3,678 290 0 593
Female 3,593 3,324 269 0 523

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 22% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 909 in Muslims are 888.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gangapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,561 5,835 1,648 7 0 0 70 0 1
Male 3,968 3,057 873 3 0 0 34 0 1
Female 3,593 2,778 775 4 0 0 36 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 18.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6386. Female population growth rate of the city is 18.8% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 18.1%. General caste population has increased by 18.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.3% and child population has decreased by -14.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gangapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.4% 18.7% 15.3% 0% -14.2%
Male 18.1% 18.8% 9.4% 0% -15.5%
Female 18.8% 18.5% 22.3% 0% -12.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 904, in schedule caste is 928. There are 882 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gangapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 -2 98 0 29
2011 905 904 928 0 882
2001 900 906 830 0 853

Literacy

Total 4880 people in the city are literate, among them 2819 are male and 2061 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gangapur is 76%. 84% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gangapur

Total Male Female
Change 8.6% 6.3% 11.0%
2011 75.7% 83.5% 67.1%
2001 67.1% 77.2% 56.1%

Workers profile

Gangapur has 25% (1920) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 2% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gangapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25.4% 19.4% 6% 74.6%
Male 46.2% 35.3% 10.9% 53.8%
Female 2.4% 1.9% 0.5% 97.6%