Dumitwan Village, with population of 449 is Varanasi sub district's the 157th least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dumitwan village is 1 km2 and it is the 331st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 788 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Dumitwan village to Varanasi is 21 km. The village comes under Hajipur panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 21 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 21 km away.


The village is home to 449 people, among them 238 (53%) are male and 211 (47%) are female. 62% of the whole population are from general caste, 38% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dumitwan village is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 78 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -9.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 495. Female population growth rate of the village is -9.1% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of -9.5%. General caste population has decreased by -21.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.4% and child population has decreased by -58.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 887 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 904, in schedule caste is 859. There are 840 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 291 people in the village are literate, among them 178 are male and 113 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dumitwan is 72%. 84% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Dumitwan has 46% (205) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 46% female population are working population. 11% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 34% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 36% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.