Bantari Village, with population of 1153 is Varanasi sub district's the 389th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bantari village is 1 km2 and it is the 358th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1389 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Bantari village to Varanasi is 25 km. The village comes under Vantri panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 7 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 25 km away.


The village is home to 1153 people, among them 585 (51%) are male and 568 (49%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 34% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bantari village is 16%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 193 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 981. Female population growth rate of the village is 15% which is -5.1% lower than male population growth rate of 20.1%. General caste population has increased by 17.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.3% and child population has decreased by -11.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 971 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1011, in schedule caste is 894 and in schedule tribe is 1083. There are 772 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 48 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 760 people in the village are literate, among them 432 are male and 328 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bantari is 78%. 89% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Bantari has 26% (298) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 8% female population are working population. 23% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.