Phulwaria Census Town, with population of about 20 thousand is Varanasi sub district's the 2nd most populous census town located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Phulwaria census town is 2 km2 and it is the 11th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 9700 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Phulwaria Ward No 01 and the population of Phulwaria Ward No 01 is about 20 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Varanasi which is 3 km far from here. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 3 km. District head quarter of the census town is Varanasi which is 3 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the census town and is 288 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 20 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (53%) are male and 9535 (47%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Phulwaria census town is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 3282 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Phulwaria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,466 16,715 3,653 98 2,537
Male 10,931 8,911 1,965 55 1,375
Female 9,535 7,804 1,688 43 1,162

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 863 in Muslims are 932.

Religion wise population 2011 - Phulwaria

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 20,466 17,902 2,438 75 3 16 0 2 30
Male 10,931 9,608 1,262 37 1 7 0 1 15
Female 9,535 8,294 1,176 38 2 9 0 1 15

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 70.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 74.4% which is 6.3% higher than male population growth rate of 68.1%. General caste population has increased by 80.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 9700% and child population has increased by 44.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Phulwaria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 70.9% 80.5% 34.7% 9700% 44.1%
Male 68.1% 77.4% 32.7% 5400% 55.5%
Female 74.4% 84.1% 37.2% 0% 32.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 872 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 876, in schedule caste is 859 and in schedule tribe is 782. There are 845 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 147 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Phulwaria

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 32 28 782 -147
2011 872 876 859 782 845
2001 841 844 831 0 992

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 8328 are male and 5940 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Phulwaria is 80%. 87% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Phulwaria

Total Male Female
Change 6.0% 2.4% 11.0%
2011 79.6% 87.1% 70.9%
2001 73.6% 84.7% 59.9%

Workers profile

Phulwaria has 27% (5582) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 8% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Phulwaria

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27.3% 22.1% 5.2% 72.7%
Male 44.4% 37.2% 7.2% 55.6%
Female 7.6% 4.8% 2.9% 92.4%