Saraiya Village, with population of 1322 is Varanasi sub district's the 402nd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Saraiya village is 1 km2 and it is the 280th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1296 persons per km2.

The village comes under Sariya panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 24 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 28 km away.


The village is home to 1322 people, among them 670 (51%) are male and 652 (49%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saraiya village is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 171 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 64% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 806. Female population growth rate of the village is 70.2% which is 11.8% higher than male population growth rate of 58.4%. General caste population has increased by 44.7% and child population has increased by 86.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 973 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 993, in schedule caste is 833 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1019 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 68 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 348 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 847 people in the village are literate, among them 513 are male and 334 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saraiya is 77%. 91% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -6%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by -11%.

Workers profile

Saraiya has 44% (582) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 40% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.