Varanasi Tahsil, with population of about 30.5 lakh is Varanasi district's the most populous sub district, located in Varanasi district of the state Uttar Pradesh in India. There are 835 villages in the sub district, among them Dhaurhara is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Mirchia is the least populous village with population of 3. Rampur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 18 km2 and Naktuwa is the smallest with 0 km2.
There are 38 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Varanasi Municipal Corporation; Ramnagar Nagar Palika Parishad; Lohta, Phulwaria, Shivdaspur, Suzabad and Kotwa Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous); Maruadih Railway Settlement Industrial Township; Varanasi Cantonment Board; and Gangapur Nagar Panchayat.
The sub district is home to about 30.5 lakh people, among them about 16 lakh (53%) are male and about 14.5 lakh (47%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Varanasi tahsil is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 4.7 lakh households in the sub district and an average 7 persons live in every family.
|Gaur Madhukar Shahpur||9077||Shivdaspur||16405|
|Gosaipur Mohaon||8205||Maruadih Railway Settlement||14298|
Religion wise distribution of population
Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 899 in Muslims are 913.
Growth of population
Population of the sub district has increased by 30.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 31.9% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 29.5%. General caste population has increased by 29.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3543.7% and child population has decreased by -0.9% in the sub district since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 904, in schedule caste is 883 and in schedule tribe is 893. There are 882 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
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Total about 20.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 11.6 lakh are male and about 8.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Varanasi is 76%. 83% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.
|Name||Literacy Rate %||Name||Literacy Rate %|
|Jagama||100||Maruadih Railway Settlement||94|
|Pachai( No1 )||93||Maruadih||83|
|Kama Pur||93||Jalal Patti||82|
Varanasi has 33% (about 10 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 16% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.
|Name||Area (Km2)||Name||Area (Km2)|
|Dafi||7.8||Maruadih Railway Settlement||3|