Ghurwakhera Village, with population of 2080 is Kanpur sub district's the 85th most populous village, located in Kanpur sub district of Kanpur Nagar district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ghurwakhera village is 2 km2 and it is the 111st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 967 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kanpur and distance from Ghurwakhera village to Kanpur is 23 km. The village comes under Ghuruwa Khera panchayat. Kanpur Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 23 km. District head quarter of the village is Kanpur Nagar which is 23 km away. 0.02 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2080 people, among them 1095 (53%) are male and 985 (47%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghurwakhera village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 406 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghurwakhera

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,080 1,523 557 0 287
Male 1,095 816 279 0 147
Female 985 707 278 0 140

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 866, in schedule caste is 996. There are 952 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1266 people in the village are literate, among them 731 are male and 535 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghurwakhera is 71%. 77% of male and 63% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Ghurwakhera has 31% (647) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 40% male and 21% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghurwakhera

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31 17 14 69
Male 41 27 13 60
Female 21 6 15 79