Asapur Census Town, with population of 6153 is Varanasi sub district's the 10th least populous census town located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Asapur census town is 1 km2 and it is the 15th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 4303 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Asapur Ward No 01 and the population of Asapur Ward No 01 is 6153.

Nearest railway station is Sarnath which is 3 km far from here. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 5 km. District head quarter of the census town is Varanasi which is 5 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 290 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 6153 people, among them 3241 (53%) are male and 2912 (47%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Asapur census town is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 971 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Asapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,153 5,539 459 155 808
Male 3,241 2,907 248 86 441
Female 2,912 2,632 211 69 367

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 899 in Muslims are 800.

Religion wise population 2011 - Asapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,153 5,852 234 54 0 1 0 0 12
Male 3,241 3,082 130 24 0 1 0 0 4
Female 2,912 2,770 104 30 0 0 0 0 8

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 37.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4486. Female population growth rate of the census town is 37.3% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of 37%. General caste population has increased by 36.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.3% and child population has increased by 18.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Asapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37.2% 36.1% 10.3% 0% 18.5%
Male 37% 35.7% 11.2% 0% 23.2%
Female 37.3% 36.5% 9.3% 0% 13.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 898 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 905, in schedule caste is 851 and in schedule tribe is 802. There are 832 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 73 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Asapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 5 -14 802 -73
2011 898 905 851 802 832
2001 897 900 865 0 905

Literacy

Total 4476 people in the census town are literate, among them 2525 are male and 1951 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Asapur is 84%. 90% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Asapur

Total Male Female
Change 4.7% 2.7% 7.3%
2011 83.7% 90.2% 76.7%
2001 79% 87.5% 69.4%

Workers profile

Asapur has 27% (1644) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 40% male and 12% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Asapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 26.7% 22.8% 4% 73.3%
Male 40% 35.1% 4.9% 60%
Female 12% 9% 3% 88%