Barikhpur Village, with population of 211 is Varanasi sub district's the 79th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Barikhpur village is 0 km2 and it is the 170th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 681 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Barikhpur village to Varanasi is 24 km. The village comes under Veersingh Pur 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 24 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 211 people, among them 94 (45%) are male and 117 (55%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barikhpur village is 12%, among them 28% are boys and 72% are girls. There are 38 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barikhpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 211 187 0 24 25
Male 94 83 0 11 7
Female 117 104 0 13 18

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -26.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 287. Female population growth rate of the village is -12.7% which is 25.9% higher than male population growth rate of -38.6%. General caste population has decreased by -34.8% and child population has decreased by -61.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barikhpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -26.5% -34.8% 0% 0% -61.5%
Male -38.6% -45.8% 0% 0% -78.8%
Female -12.7% -22.4% 0% 0% -43.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1245 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1253, and in schedule tribe is 1182. There are 2571 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 369 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1601 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barikhpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 369 377 0 1182 1601
2011 1245 1253 0 1182 2571
2001 876 876 0 0 970

Literacy

Total 115 people in the village are literate, among them 65 are male and 50 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barikhpur is 62%. 75% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barikhpur

Total Male Female
Change 10.4% 4.7% 21.1%
2011 61.8% 74.7% 50.5%
2001 51.4% 70% 29.4%

Workers profile

Barikhpur has 34% (71) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 19% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barikhpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.6% 25.1% 8.5% 66.4%
Male 52.1% 37.2% 14.9% 47.9%
Female 18.8% 15.4% 3.4% 81.2%