Puraraiji Village, with population of 68 is Varanasi sub district's the 34th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Puraraiji village is 0 km2 and it is the 62nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 567 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Puraraipur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 7 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 25 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 68 people, among them 29 (43%) are male and 39 (57%) are female. 6% of the whole population are from general caste, 94% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Puraraiji village is 21%, among them 43% are boys and 57% are girls. There are 11 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Puraraiji

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 68 4 64 0 14
Male 29 0 29 0 6
Female 39 4 35 0 8

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -77.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 303. Female population growth rate of the village is -74% which is 7% higher than male population growth rate of -81%. General caste population has decreased by -97.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -61% and child population has decreased by -83.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Puraraiji

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -77.6% -97.1% -61% 0% -83.9%
Male -81% -100% -64.2% 0% -85%
Female -74% -94% -57.8% 0% -83%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1345 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in in schedule caste is 1207. There are 1333 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 365 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 158 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Puraraiji

Total General SC ST Child
Change 365 -931 182 0 158
2011 1345 0 1207 0 1333
2001 980 931 1025 0 1175

Literacy

Total 30 people in the village are literate, among them 13 are male and 17 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Puraraiji is 56%. 57% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Puraraiji

Total Male Female
Change 1.0% -10.8% 14.0%
2011 55.6% 56.5% 54.8%
2001 54.6% 67.3% 40.8%

Workers profile

Puraraiji has 38% (26) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 31% female population are working population. 10% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 38% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 28% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Puraraiji

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.2% 5.9% 32.4% 61.8%
Male 48.3% 10.3% 37.9% 51.7%
Female 30.8% 2.6% 28.2% 69.2%