Harsos Village, with population of 9390 is Varanasi sub district's the 4th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Harsos village is 6 km2 and it is the 13th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1449 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Harsos village to Varanasi is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Harsos village is 221302. The village comes under Harsos panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 22 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 9390 people, among them 4942 (53%) are male and 4448 (47%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Harsos village is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 1339 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Harsos

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,390 8,795 595 0 1,439
Male 4,942 4,602 340 0 789
Female 4,448 4,193 255 0 650

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8230. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.5% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of 14.6%. General caste population has increased by 14.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.7% and child population has decreased by -25.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Harsos

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.1% 14.7% 5.7% 0% -25.1%
Male 14.6% 14.8% 13% 0% -20%
Female 13.5% 14.7% -2.7% 0% -30.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 900 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 750. There are 824 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 124 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Harsos

Total General SC ST Child
Change -9 -1 -120 0 -124
2011 900 911 750 0 824
2001 909 912 870 0 948

Literacy

Total 5190 people in the village are literate, among them 3197 are male and 1993 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Harsos is 65%. 77% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Harsos

Total Male Female
Change 16.8% 13.5% 20.6%
2011 65.3% 77% 52.5%
2001 48.5% 63.5% 31.9%

Workers profile

Harsos has 33% (3116) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 18% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Harsos

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.2% 23.6% 9.6% 66.8%
Male 46.9% 35% 11.9% 53.1%
Female 17.9% 10.9% 7% 82.1%