Kosara Village, with population of 586 is Varanasi sub district's the 203rd least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kosara village is 10 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 61 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Chakryanpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi.

Demographics

The village is home to 586 people, among them 300 (51%) are male and 286 (49%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kosara village is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 95 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kosara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 586 399 187 0 90
Male 300 206 94 0 46
Female 286 193 93 0 44

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 28.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 456. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.4% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 27.7%. General caste population has increased by 14.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 73.1% and child population has decreased by -18.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kosara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28.5% 14.7% 73.1% 0% -18.9%
Male 27.7% 14.4% 70.9% 0% -17.9%
Female 29.4% 14.9% 75.5% 0% -20%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 953 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 937, in schedule caste is 989. There are 957 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kosara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 4 25 0 -25
2011 953 937 989 0 957
2001 940 933 964 0 982

Literacy

Total 354 people in the village are literate, among them 213 are male and 141 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kosara is 71%. 84% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 27%. Male literacy has gone up by 23% and female literacy rate has gone up by 33%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kosara

Total Male Female
Change 27.3% 22.4% 33.0%
2011 71.4% 83.9% 58.3%
2001 44.1% 61.5% 25.3%

Workers profile

Kosara has 24% (141) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 3% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kosara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 24.1% 24.1% 0% 75.9%
Male 44% 44% 0% 56%
Female 3.1% 3.1% 0% 96.9%