Paharpur Village, with population of 2781 is Varanasi sub district's the 161st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Paharpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 380th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3565 persons per km2.

Nearest post office is located within 5 kms from the village The village comes under Pahadpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 26 km away. 0.01 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2781 people, among them 1455 (52%) are male and 1326 (48%) 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 Paharpur village is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 395 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2360. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.3% which is 4.6% higher than male population growth rate of 15.7%. General caste population has increased by 13.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 54.9% and child population has decreased by -1.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 911 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 912, in schedule caste is 928 and in schedule tribe is 583. There are 930 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1842 people in the village are literate, among them 1052 are male and 790 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Paharpur is 79%. 86% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Workers profile

Paharpur has 27% (744) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 6% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.