Harpalpur Census Town, with population of 7710 is Varanasi sub district's the 14th most populous census town located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Harpalpur census town is 1 km2 and it is the 4th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 11338 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Harpalpur Ward No 01 and the population of Harpalpur Ward No 01 is 7710.

Nearest railway station is Varanasi which is 7 km far from here. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Varanasi which is 7 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 280 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 7710 people, among them 3997 (52%) are male and 3713 (48%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Harpalpur census town is 18%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1028 households in the census town and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Harpalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,710 7,414 296 0 1,353
Male 3,997 3,858 139 0 659
Female 3,713 3,556 157 0 694

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 22% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 946 in Hindus are 869.

Religion wise population 2011 - Harpalpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,710 1,693 5,992 13 0 0 2 0 10
Male 3,997 906 3,079 8 0 0 1 0 3
Female 3,713 787 2,913 5 0 0 1 0 7

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 55.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4964. Female population growth rate of the census town is 58.3% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of 52.6%. General caste population has increased by 63.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -30.8% and child population has increased by 16.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Harpalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 55.3% 63.4% -30.8% 0% 16.9%
Male 52.6% 61.1% -37.9% 0% 9.8%
Female 58.3% 66.1% -23% 0% 24.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 929 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 922, in schedule caste is 1129. There are 1053 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 increased by 125 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Harpalpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 28 218 0 125
2011 929 922 1129 0 1053
2001 895 894 911 0 928

Literacy

Total 3501 people in the census town are literate, among them 2002 are male and 1499 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Harpalpur is 55%. 60% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Harpalpur

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 2.1% 9.3%
2011 55.1% 60% 49.7%
2001 49.7% 57.9% 40.4%

Workers profile

Harpalpur has 37% (2851) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 24% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Harpalpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37% 27% 10% 63%
Male 49.4% 36.9% 12.5% 50.6%
Female 23.6% 16.3% 7.4% 76.4%