Varanasi Tahsil Rural Part, with population of about 14.6 lakh is Varanasi district's the most rural populous sub district, located in Varanasi district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 835 villages in the sub district, among them Dhaurhara is the most populous village with rural population of about 16 thousand and Mirchia is the least populous village with rural population of 3. Rampur is the biggest village in the sub district with an rural area of 18 km2 and Naktuwa is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 14.6 lakh people, among them about 7.6 lakh (52%) are male and about 7 lakh (48%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Varanasi tahsil rural part is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 2.2 lakh households in the sub district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Varanasi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,463,875 1,205,902 243,343 14,630 217,371
Male 764,427 627,907 128,869 7,651 115,448
Female 699,448 577,995 114,474 6,979 101,923

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 914 in Muslims are 927.

Religion wise population 2011 - Varanasi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,463,875 1,375,186 83,501 1,500 176 329 314 26 2,843
Male 764,427 718,360 43,338 794 92 186 167 20 1,470
Female 699,448 656,826 40,163 706 84 143 147 6 1,373

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 35% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 36.2% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 34%. General caste population has increased by 32.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 37.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 10900% and child population has decreased by -2.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Varanasi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35% 32.9% 37.7% 10900% -2.5%
Male 34% 31.6% 38.1% 9118.1% -0.4%
Female 36.2% 34.3% 37.2% 13858% -4.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 915 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 888 and in schedule tribe is 912. There are 883 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Varanasi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 19 -6 310 -40
2011 915 921 888 912 883
2001 900 902 894 602 923

Literacy

Total about 9.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 5.4 lakh are male and about 3.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Varanasi is 73%. 84% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Varanasi

Total Male Female
Change 11.9% 7.7% 16.8%
2011 73.2% 83.5% 62%
2001 61.3% 75.8% 45.2%

Workers profile

Varanasi has 33% (about 4.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 18% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Varanasi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.8% 23.7% 9.1% 67.2%
Male 46.4% 36.4% 10% 53.6%
Female 18% 9.9% 8.1% 82%