Nawalsha Cot Village, with population of 291 is Varanasi sub district's the 107th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Nawalsha Cot village is 0 km2 and it is the 199th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 856 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Nawalshahkot panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi.


The village is home to 291 people, among them 124 (43%) are male and 167 (57%) are female. 28% of the whole population are from general caste, 72% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nawalsha Cot village is 24%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 49 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 249. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.1% which is 7.4% higher than male population growth rate of 12.7%. General caste population has decreased by 0%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25% and child population has increased by 7.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1347 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1382, in schedule caste is 1333. There are 1226 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 83 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 236 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 115 people in the village are literate, among them 56 are male and 59 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nawalsha Cot is 52%. 60% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -5%. Male literacy has gone down by -11% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Workers profile

Nawalsha Cot has 45% (131) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 45% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 41% are marginal workers.