Karma Village, with population of 694 is Varanasi sub district's the 238th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Karma village is 1 km2 and it is the 353rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1157 persons per km2.

The village comes under Cho;la 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 694 people, among them 322 (46%) are male and 372 (54%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karma village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 122 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -1.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 703. Female population growth rate of the village is -2.4% which is -2.4% lower than male population growth rate of 0%. General caste population has decreased by -5.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.5% and child population has decreased by -21.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1155 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1216, in schedule caste is 1029. There are 927 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 216 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 407 people in the village are literate, among them 218 are male and 189 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karma is 69%. 82% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Workers profile

Karma has 23% (163) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 4% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.