Thaur Village, with population of 1974 is Kerakat sub district's the 112nd most populous village, located in Kerakat sub district of Jaunpur district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Thaur village is 2 km2 and it is the 90th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 944 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaunpur. The village comes under Thaur panchayat. Kerakat is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaunpur which is 28 km away.


The village is home to 1974 people, among them 848 (43%) are male and 1126 (57%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Thaur village is 19%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 245 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 28.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1531. Female population growth rate of the village is 44.2% which is 31.1% higher than male population growth rate of 13.1%. General caste population has increased by 27.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 41.9% and child population has increased by 18.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1328 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1345, in schedule caste is 1200. There are 1174 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 287 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 187 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1052 people in the village are literate, among them 562 are male and 490 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Thaur is 66%. 83% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Thaur has 25% (493) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 32% male and 19% female population are working population. 20% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.