Ramnagar Nagar Palika Parishad, with population of about 49 thousand is Varanasi sub district's only nagar palika parishad located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ramnagar nagar palika parishad is 4 km2. Population density of the city is 13572 persons per km2. There are 25 wards in the city, among them Ramnagar Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of 3173 and Ramnagar Ward No 17 is the least populous ward with population of 1317.

Nearest railway station is Kashi which is 10 km far from here. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 17 km. District head quarter of the city is Varanasi which is 16 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 297 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 49 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (53%) are male and about 23 thousand (47%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ramnagar nagar palika parishad is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 7729 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ramnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 49,132 43,601 5,340 191 6,090
Male 26,071 23,090 2,881 100 3,206
Female 23,061 20,511 2,459 91 2,884

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 23% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 865 in Muslims are 946.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ramnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 49,132 37,337 11,503 48 211 1 1 11 20
Male 26,071 20,017 5,911 24 103 0 0 6 10
Female 23,061 17,320 5,592 24 108 1 1 5 10

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 21% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 41 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 22.1% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 19.9%. General caste population has increased by 22.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.5% and child population has decreased by -9.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ramnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21% 22.5% 6.5% 0% -9.8%
Male 19.9% 21.5% 5.5% 0% -10%
Female 22.1% 23.5% 7.8% 0% -9.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 885 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 888, in schedule caste is 854 and in schedule tribe is 910. There are 900 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ramnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 14 18 910 5
2011 885 888 854 910 900
2001 869 874 836 0 895

Literacy

Total about 34 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ramnagar is 80%. 85% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ramnagar

Total Male Female
Change 12.1% 8.0% 16.9%
2011 79.9% 85.2% 73.9%
2001 67.8% 77.2% 57%

Workers profile

Ramnagar has 30% (about 15 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 9% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ramnagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.3% 26.6% 3.7% 69.7%
Male 49.1% 44.4% 4.7% 50.9%
Female 9.1% 6.5% 2.6% 90.9%