Chahi Village, with population of 823 is Varanasi sub district's the 290th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chahi village is 0 km2 and it is the 239th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2007 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi. The village comes under Chahin panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi. 0.01 square kilometer (2%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 823 people, among them 423 (51%) are male and 400 (49%) are female. 45% of the whole population are from general caste, 55% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chahi village is 15%, among them 62% are boys and 38% are girls. There are 123 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 765. Female population growth rate of the village is 4.4% which is -6.3% lower than male population growth rate of 10.7%. General caste population has decreased by -2.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.7% and child population has decreased by -33% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 946 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1044, in schedule caste is 872. There are 605 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 57 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 291 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 528 people in the village are literate, among them 288 are male and 240 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chahi is 75%. 83% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Chahi has 26% (214) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 9% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.