Chhitauni Census Town, with population of 6195 is Varanasi sub district's the 11th least populous census town located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chhitauni census town is 2 km2 and it is the 9th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2488 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chhitauni Ward No 01 and the population of Chhitauni Ward No 01 is 6195.

Nearest railway station is Lohata which is 3 km far from here. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 15 km. District head quarter of the census town is Varanasi which is 15 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 301 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 6195 people, among them 3213 (52%) are male and 2982 (48%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhitauni census town is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 905 households in the census town and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chhitauni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,195 5,645 468 82 981
Male 3,213 2,933 241 39 495
Female 2,982 2,712 227 43 486

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 72% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 28% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 893 in Muslims are 1022.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chhitauni

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,195 4,432 1,751 8 4 0 0 0 0
Male 3,213 2,341 866 4 2 0 0 0 0
Female 2,982 2,091 885 4 2 0 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 32.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4678. Female population growth rate of the census town is 35.1% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of 30.1%. General caste population has increased by 29.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.1% and child population has decreased by -4.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chhitauni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32.4% 29.7% 43.1% 0% -4.8%
Male 30.1% 27.7% 39.3% 0% -3.7%
Female 35.1% 32% 47.4% 0% -5.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 925, in schedule caste is 942 and in schedule tribe is 1103. There are 982 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 increased by 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chhitauni

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 31 52 1103 -22
2011 928 925 942 1103 982
2001 894 894 890 0 1004

Literacy

Total 3252 people in the census town are literate, among them 1943 are male and 1309 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhitauni is 62%. 71% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chhitauni

Total Male Female
Change 14.9% 9.9% 21.3%
2011 62.4% 71.5% 52.4%
2001 47.5% 61.6% 31.1%

Workers profile

Chhitauni has 31% (1918) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 13% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chhitauni

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31% 26.1% 4.9% 69%
Male 47.8% 42.1% 5.7% 52.2%
Female 12.8% 8.8% 4% 87.2%