Kursiyan Village, with population of 678 is Varanasi sub district's the 233rd least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kursiyan village is 1 km2 and it is the 347th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1130 persons per km2.

The village comes under Kujiyapar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 35 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 35 km away. 0.04 square kilometer (7%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 678 people, among them 371 (55%) are male and 307 (45%) are female. 36% of the whole population are from general caste, 64% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kursiyan village is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 112 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kursiyan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 678 246 432 0 93
Male 371 131 240 0 48
Female 307 115 192 0 45

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 33.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 509. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.5% which is -6.9% lower than male population growth rate of 36.4%. General caste population has increased by 69.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.7% and child population has increased by 1.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kursiyan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33 70 19 0 1
Male 36 66 24 0 -2
Female 30 74 12 0 5

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 827 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 878, in schedule caste is 800. There are 938 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 60 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kursiyan

Total General SC ST Child
Change -44 43 -86 0 60
2011 827 878 800 0 938
2001 871 835 886 0 878

Literacy

Total 393 people in the village are literate, among them 245 are male and 148 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kursiyan is 67%. 76% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 25%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kursiyan

Total Male Female
Change 18 11 26
2011 67 76 57
2001 49 65 31

Workers profile

Kursiyan has 36% (243) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 22% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kursiyan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 32 4 64
Male 47 43 4 53
Female 22 18 4 78