Dhaurhara Village, with population of about 16 thousand is Varanasi sub district's the most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dhaurhara village is 7 km2 and it is the 11th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2192 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Dhaurhara village to Varanasi is 28 km. The village comes under Chhaurhara panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 28 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8204 (52%) are male and 7532 (48%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhaurhara village is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 2154 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhaurhara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,736 12,805 2,817 114 2,349
Male 8,204 6,653 1,487 64 1,295
Female 7,532 6,152 1,330 50 1,054

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 18.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 18% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 18.3%. General caste population has increased by 17.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.2% and child population has decreased by -13.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhaurhara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.2% 17.4% 17.2% 0% -13.7%
Male 18.3% 17% 19.4% 0% -9%
Female 18% 17.8% 14.8% 0% -18.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 925, in schedule caste is 894 and in schedule tribe is 781. There are 814 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 98 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhaurhara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 7 -37 781 -98
2011 918 925 894 781 814
2001 921 918 931 0 912

Literacy

Total 9824 people in the village are literate, among them 5755 are male and 4069 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhaurhara is 73%. 83% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhaurhara

Total Male Female
Change 17.4% 13.8% 21.3%
2011 73.4% 83.3% 62.8%
2001 56% 69.5% 41.5%

Workers profile

Dhaurhara has 32% (5105) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 22% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhaurhara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.4% 21% 11.5% 67.6%
Male 41.7% 28.9% 12.8% 58.3%
Female 22.3% 12.4% 10% 77.7%