Chhitpur Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Varanasi sub district's the 7th most populous census town located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chhitpur census town is 2 km2 and it is the 17th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 7550 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chhitpur Ward No 01 and the population of Chhitpur Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Cantt which is 16 km far from here. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 16 km. District head quarter of the census town is Varanasi which is 16 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 286 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 6353 (52%) are male and 5803 (48%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhitpur census town is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1925 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chhitpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,156 11,004 1,073 79 1,513
Male 6,353 5,769 541 43 813
Female 5,803 5,235 532 36 700

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 903 in Muslims are 1500.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chhitpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,156 11,805 310 4 26 7 2 0 2
Male 6,353 6,204 124 2 16 5 0 0 2
Female 5,803 5,601 186 2 10 2 2 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 90.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6394. Female population growth rate of the census town is 97.4% which is 13.5% higher than male population growth rate of 83.9%. General caste population has increased by 108.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -3.4% and child population has increased by 24.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chhitpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 90.1% 108.3% -3.4% 0% 24.8%
Male 83.9% 102.3% -10.1% 0% 32.6%
Female 97.4% 115.3% 4.5% 0% 16.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 913 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 907, in schedule caste is 983 and in schedule tribe is 837. There are 861 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 62 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 116 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chhitpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 62 55 137 837 -116
2011 913 907 983 837 861
2001 851 852 846 0 977

Literacy

Total 8645 people in the census town are literate, among them 4896 are male and 3749 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhitpur is 81%. 88% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chhitpur

Total Male Female
Change 13.0% 6.1% 22.4%
2011 81.2% 88.4% 73.5%
2001 68.2% 82.3% 51.1%

Workers profile

Chhitpur has 28% (3418) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 9% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chhitpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28.1% 23.6% 4.5% 71.9%
Male 45.9% 39.9% 5.9% 54.1%
Female 8.7% 5.8% 2.9% 91.3%