Srikanthpur Village, with population of 1883 is Varanasi sub district's the 285th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Srikanthpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 379th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2942 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Srikanthpur village to Varanasi is 20 km. The village comes under Shriuthpur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 20 km away.


The village is home to 1883 people, among them 931 (49%) are male and 952 (51%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 44% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Srikanthpur village is 18%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 287 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1708. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.4% which is 10% higher than male population growth rate of 5.4%. General caste population has increased by 12.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.5% and child population has decreased by -2.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1023 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1061, in schedule caste is 976 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 936 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 89 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 41 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1038 people in the village are literate, among them 563 are male and 475 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Srikanthpur is 67%. 74% of male and 60% 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 10%.

Workers profile

Srikanthpur has 23% (434) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 39% male and 7% female population are working population. 16% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 24% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.