Bela Village, with population of 2751 is Varanasi sub district's the 164th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bela village is 1 km2 and it is the 196th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1993 persons per km2.

The village comes under Sadar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 18 km away.


The village is home to 2751 people, among them 1403 (51%) are male and 1348 (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bela village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 414 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2529. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.4% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of 9.1%. General caste population has increased by 11.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.6% and child population has decreased by -20% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 956. There are 950 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 120 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1770 people in the village are literate, among them 1053 are male and 717 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bela is 75%. 87% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Bela has 26% (729) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 11% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.