Dhakhawa Village, with population of 1719 is Varanasi sub district's the 320th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dhakhawa village is 1 km2 and it is the 228th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1398 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Dhakhawa village to Varanasi is 27 km. The village comes under Dhaka panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 27 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 27 km away.


The village is home to 1719 people, among them 903 (53%) are male and 816 (47%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhakhawa village is 14%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 269 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1542. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.5% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 11.5%. General caste population has increased by 11.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.8% and child population has decreased by -21.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 904 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 894, in schedule caste is 1014. There are 797 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 109 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1149 people in the village are literate, among them 683 are male and 466 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhakhawa is 78%. 89% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Workers profile

Dhakhawa has 26% (445) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 7% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.