Bhandaha Kala Village, with population of 1865 is Varanasi sub district's the 287th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhandaha Kala village is 4 km2 and it is the 31st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 488 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Bhandaha Kala village to Varanasi is 28 km. The village comes under Bhandaha Kalan panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 28 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 28 km away.


The village is home to 1865 people, among them 955 (51%) are male and 910 (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhandaha Kala village is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 256 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 89% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 987. Female population growth rate of the village is 84.6% which is -8.7% lower than male population growth rate of 93.3%. General caste population has increased by 85.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 90.5% and child population has increased by 22.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 953 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 979, in schedule caste is 879 and in schedule tribe is 733. There are 899 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 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1157 people in the village are literate, among them 666 are male and 491 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhandaha Kala is 72%. 82% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Workers profile

Bhandaha Kala has 29% (549) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 12% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.