Maruadih Railway Settlement Industrial Township, with population of about 14 thousand is Varanasi sub district's only industrial township located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Maruadih Railway Settlement industrial township is 3 km2. Population density of the city is 4766 persons per km2. There are 5 wards in the city, among them Maruadih Railway Settlement Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of 3075 and Maruadih Railway Settlement Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 2554.

Nearest railway station is Bhulanpur which is within the city. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 9 km. District head quarter of the city is Varanasi which is 9 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 about 14 thousand people, among them 7548 (53%) are male and 6750 (47%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Maruadih Railway Settlement industrial township is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 3284 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Maruadih Railway Settlement

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,298 11,586 2,439 273 1,774
Male 7,548 6,094 1,300 154 976
Female 6,750 5,492 1,139 119 798

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 893 in Muslims are 881 and in Christians are 1051.

Religion wise population 2011 - Maruadih Railway Settlement

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 14,298 12,857 1,044 324 17 24 20 1 11
Male 7,548 6,793 555 158 7 17 10 1 7
Female 6,750 6,064 489 166 10 7 10 0 4

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -23.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is -22.2% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of -25%. General caste population has decreased by -25.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -21%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 550% and child population has decreased by -9.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Maruadih Railway Settlement

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -23.7% -25.8% -21% 550% -9.2%
Male -25% -27.1% -22.2% 450% -6.7%
Female -22.2% -24.2% -19.7% 750% -12%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 894 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 901, in schedule caste is 876 and in schedule tribe is 773. There are 818 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Maruadih Railway Settlement

Total General SC ST Child
Change 32 35 27 273 -49
2011 894 901 876 773 818
2001 862 866 849 500 867

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6411 are male and 5308 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Maruadih Railway Settlement is 94%. 98% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Maruadih Railway Settlement

Total Male Female
Change 1.6% -0.2% 4.0%
2011 93.6% 97.6% 89.2%
2001 92% 97.8% 85.2%

Workers profile

Maruadih Railway Settlement has 28% (4009) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 7% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Maruadih Railway Settlement

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28% 27.3% 0.8% 72%
Male 47.2% 46.3% 0.9% 52.8%
Female 6.6% 6% 0.6% 93.4%