Benipur Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Varanasi sub district's the 6th most populous census town located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Benipur census town is 4 km2 and it is the 5th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3133 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Benipur Ward No 01 and the population of Benipur Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Nigatpur which is 7 km far from here. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 30 km. District head quarter of the census town is Varanasi which is 30 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 315 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 635.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43.8°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3.44°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6534 (52%) are male and 5936 (48%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Benipur census town is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1708 households in the census town and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Benipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,470 11,332 1,103 35 1,878
Male 6,534 5,934 583 17 1,016
Female 5,936 5,398 520 18 862

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 21% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 916 in Muslims are 888.

Religion wise population 2011 - Benipur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,470 9,793 2,606 60 1 1 0 0 9
Male 6,534 5,112 1,380 38 1 0 0 0 3
Female 5,936 4,681 1,226 22 0 1 0 0 6

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 17.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 17.3% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of 18.2%. General caste population has increased by 17.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.1% and child population has decreased by -25% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Benipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.8% 17.6% 15.1% 0% -25%
Male 18.2% 18% 16.8% 0% -19.9%
Female 17.3% 17.3% 13.3% 0% -30.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 908 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 892 and in schedule tribe is 1059. There are 848 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 126 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Benipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -7 -5 -28 1059 -126
2011 908 910 892 1059 848
2001 915 915 920 0 974

Literacy

Total 6884 people in the census town are literate, among them 4047 are male and 2837 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Benipur is 65%. 73% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Benipur

Total Male Female
Change 14.2% 8.0% 21.4%
2011 65% 73.3% 55.9%
2001 50.8% 65.3% 34.5%

Workers profile

Benipur has 31% (3908) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 16% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Benipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.3% 27.9% 3.4% 68.7%
Male 45.4% 41.1% 4.3% 54.6%
Female 15.9% 13.4% 2.5% 84.1%