Kandwa Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Varanasi sub district's the 8th most populous census town located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kandwa census town is 1 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 22912 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kandwa Ward No 01 and the population of Kandwa Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Manduadieh which is 5 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 265 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 6165 (53%) are male and 5520 (47%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kandwa census town is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 1798 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kandwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,685 10,761 905 19 1,457
Male 6,165 5,665 490 10 807
Female 5,520 5,096 415 9 650

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 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 896 in Muslims are 910.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kandwa

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,685 11,371 275 18 5 7 0 0 9
Male 6,165 5,996 144 12 2 5 0 0 6
Female 5,520 5,375 131 6 3 2 0 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 54.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7555. Female population growth rate of the census town is 55.6% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 53.9%. General caste population has increased by 57%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.1% and child population has increased by 9.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kandwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 54.7% 57% 29.1% 0% 9.2%
Male 53.9% 55.6% 33.5% 0% 19%
Female 55.6% 58.6% 24.3% 0% -0.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 847 and in schedule tribe is 900. There are 805 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 163 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kandwa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 17 -63 900 -163
2011 895 900 847 900 805
2001 885 883 910 0 968

Literacy

Total 8631 people in the census town are literate, among them 4911 are male and 3720 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kandwa is 84%. 92% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kandwa

Total Male Female
Change 10.8% 6.6% 16.1%
2011 84.4% 91.7% 76.4%
2001 73.6% 85.1% 60.3%

Workers profile

Kandwa has 28% (3299) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 9% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kandwa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28.2% 22.1% 6.2% 71.8%
Male 45.2% 35.8% 9.4% 54.8%
Female 9.3% 6.7% 2.6% 90.7%